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 WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH  IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG  WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES  WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.    SYNOPSIS  LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER LAKE HURON EARLY THIS  MORNING WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST TO LAKE ERIE BY MIDDAY AND MERGE WITH  SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SATURDAY MORNING.  MEANWHILE...VERY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.7 INCHES SPREAD ACROSS  THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND MANITOBA WILL QUICKLY MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO  THE MID AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY. A SHARP COLD FRONT  WILL PUSH DOWN THE LAKE EARLY THIS MORNING BRINGING A SURGE OF COLD  AIR AND RAPIDLY INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS. WINDS WILL LIKELY REACH  STORM FORCE ACROSS MOST OF THE LAKE BY MID MORNING BEFORE EASING TO  GALES THIS EVENING AND FURTHER DIMINISHING SATURDAY MORNING AS HIGH  PRESSURE MOVES OVER LAKE MICHIGAN. THE HIGH WILL STEADILY MOVE  SOUTHEAST OF THE LAKE SUNDAY WHILE LOW PRESSURE MOVES NORTHEAST  ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. ANOTHER LOW IS EXPECTED TO TRACK FROM  THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN TUESDAY.          LMZ761-311545-  MAFOR 3109/  MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11750 19850 12860 19870  12860 11850 12840. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING WITH  ISOLATE SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY  TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 23 FT TODAY. WAVES  10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT THIS EVENING SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9  FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TONIGHT.      MICHIGAN SOUTH...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...  11757 11867 19877 14877 11867 11857. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY  TO 9 FT EARLY BUILDING TO 18 TO 23 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 28 FT INTO  THE AFTERNOON...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT  TONIGHT.    $$

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