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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
354 AM EST Sat Dec 16 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...Friday`s clipper laid out a frontal trough averaging
29.90 inches across the central Great Lakes. This front will drift
south and then stall over the southern lakes today as high pressure
averaging 30.40 inches builds southeast into the region for tonight
into Sunday.

LHZ361-162115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
354 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning...then veering to
the south after midnight. A chance of snow showers until early
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest late
in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the
afternoon increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
late in the evening. A chance of showers late in the afternoon. A
chance of snow showers early in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet late in the evening. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A
chance of rain and snow showers early in the morning. A chance of
showers in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers in the
afternoon and evening. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots. A chance of. A chance of
snow showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 4 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and early
morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-162115-
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 EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of
snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
southwest after midnight. A chance of snow showers until early
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers early in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet late in the morning...then building to 3 to 5 feet late in
the afternoon building to 6 to 9 feet late in the evening. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A
chance of snow showers early in the afternoon. A chance of
showers in the evening. A chance of snow showers until early
morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers early
in the morning. A chance of snow showers until early morning.
Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-162115-
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 EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
early in the afternoon veering to the north late in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
southwest in the late evening and overnight. A chance of rain and
snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers. A chance
of late in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early
afternoon...then becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots until early
morning. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 5 to
7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early
morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ461-162115-
MAFOR 1610/
HURON NORTH 12820 11810 11800 12100 12200. A chance of snow
showers this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 12720 11710 11800 11100 13200. A chance of snow
showers this morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet
tonight. 220406.

$$

MR

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