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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE HURON

WAVES ARE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT IS THE AVERAGE OF
THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM.

.SYNOPSIS...SEVERAL WEAK WEATHER FRONTS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
REGION OVER THE WEEKEND. THE FIRST WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE...AROUND
29.80 INCHES...WILL MOVE ACROSS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. THIS FRONT WILL BE QUICKLY FOLLOWED BY A SECOND SYSTEM OF
SIMILAR STRENGTH. THIS SECOND SYSTEM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE NORTH END OF LAKE HURON BY SATURDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER SYSTEM IS
EXPECTED TO ARRIVE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

LHZ361-060915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-060915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
344 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-060915-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-060915-
MAFOR 0522/
HURON NORTH 13610 11510 11520 11530 11630 11620. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET SATURDAY.
220203.

HURON SOUTH 14610 11620 11520 12530. SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE...
THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET SATURDAY. 220202.

$$

SF

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