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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

For waters beyond five nautical miles off 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...Low pressure over western Lake Superior, 28.00 inches,
will continue to deepen down as low as 28.60 inches as it tracks
into northern Ontario today. The system will generate high end
westerly gales over all marine areas and gusts to storm force over
central sections of Lake Huron today. Gales will then last through
Wednesday as the system stalls near James Bay. Much colder westerly
flow will continue through the week while diminishing in speed
Thursday and Friday.

LHZ361-052115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest at 35 knot gales decreasing to
30 knots in the afternoon. Gusts to 45 knot gales. A chance of
showers. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Gusts to 45 knot gales
decreasing to 35 knot gales after midnight. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. A chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. A chance of snow showers. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.


$$

LHZ363-052115-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest at 35 knot gales with storm force
gusts to 50 knots. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around
20 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest at 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots early in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. A chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet until
early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the northwest
until early morning. A chance of snow showers until afternoon.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ362-052115-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest at 35 knot gales decreasing to
30 knots in the afternoon. Gusts to 45 knot gales. Waves 12 to
16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest at 35 knot gales decreasing to 30 knots
after midnight. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot
gales. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet until early morning. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers until afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ462-052115-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots increasing to
35 knot gales late in the afternoon. Gusts to 45 knot gales.
Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest at 35 knot gales decreasing to 30 knots
after midnight. Gusts to 45 knot gales. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots early in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet late in the evening.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the north
until early morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.


$$

LHZ463-464-052115-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to
40 knot gales. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot
gales. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-052115-
MAFOR 0516/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...15540 19550 11540 19550
11640 19650. A chance of snow showers Wednesday morning. Waves 8
to 12 feet. Waves occasional wave height around 15 feet.  this
afternoon and tonight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasional wave
height around 12 feet.  Wednesday morning. 210912 210811.

HURON SOUTH...Storm Warning in effect...13550 11650 11550
12540 19560 11640 19650. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Occasional wave
height around 18 feet this afternoon and tonight. Waves 8 to 12
feet. Occasional wave height around 15 feet Wednesday morning.
221013.

$$

JVC

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