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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
354 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 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 James Bay, 29.90 inches, will drag
a cold front through Lake Huron and southeastern Michigan this
morning. The front will become stationary over northern Ohio by
this evening...as surface high pressure at 30.20 inches expands
back into the Ohio River Valley. The next low pressure system will
gather itself over the northern High Plains this weekend,
deepening to 29.20 inches by Saturday morning.

LHZ361-192015-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
354 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots
in the late evening and early morning. Showers likely. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers...then
showers likely in the late evening and early morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-192015-
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-
354 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots early in
the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and early
afternoon...then building to 2 to 4 feet early in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of
showers in the afternoon. Rain showers likely until early
morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-192015-
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-
354 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
early in the evening...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of showers in the
evening. Rain showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely early in the
morning...then a chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet until early morning.


$$

LHZ461-192015-
MAFOR 1909/
HURON NORTH 11630 11620 12630 12620 12610. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Occasional wave height around 10 feet today. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Occasional wave height around 8 feet
tonight. 210508 210406.

HURON SOUTH 11530 11630 12620 14610. Waves 5 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Occasional wave height around 10 feet
today. Waves 2 to 4 feet tonight. 220508.

$$

DRK

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