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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
359 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

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 averaging 29.50 inches will slowly push from Lake Erie
into southern Lake Huron Sunday night into Monday morning, bringing
continued precipitation and strong winds across the Great Lakes. Low
pressure will continue to reside across east Lake Huron through
Tuesday morning, before pushing northeast into southern Ontario and
Quebec by the afternoon and evening hours. Pressure will increase up
to 29.90 inches by Wednesday morning before a second low pressure
travels across southern Michigan by Thursday morning.

LHZ361-362-160815-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
359 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...East at 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot gales
decreasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Freezing
rain early in the evening. Sleet until early morning. Showers and
snow showers. Waves 15 to 20 feet subsiding to 10 to 14 feet
after midnight. Waves occasionally around 25 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Rain and snow showers. Waves 8 to
12 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers likely in the
evening. Snow showers likely. A chance of showers after midnight.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet after midnight. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely
early in the morning...then a chance of rain and snow showers in
the late morning and early afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east
late in the afternoon...then becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening. A chance of rain and snow showers early in
the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less late
in the morning...then building to 4 to 6 feet late in the
evening. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots until early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ363-462-160815-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
359 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales after
midnight. Freezing rain early in the evening. Showers. Waves
12 to 16 feet subsiding to 8 to 12 feet after midnight. Waves
occasionally around 20 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the south
late in the afternoon. Showers likely until late afternoon. Snow
showers likely early in the afternoon...then a chance of showers
late in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely and a
chance of snow showers in the evening...then a chance of showers
after midnight. Snow showers likely and a chance of freezing rain
after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet after
midnight. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the afternoon. Snow showers likely early in the
morning...then a chance of snow showers in the late morning and
early afternoon. A chance of showers in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning
becoming light and variable...then becoming east 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon becoming northeast 10 to 15 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
4 to 6 feet late in the evening. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming north 10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance
of snow showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
until early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ463-464-160815-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
359 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers. Waves 10 to 14 feet
subsiding to 4 to 6 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves
occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots
late in the morning...then veering to the southwest in the
afternoon. Showers likely. A chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening. Snow showers likely after midnight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late evening and
overnight. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the afternoon. Snow showers likely early in the morning.
A chance of snow showers in the late morning and afternoon. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
early in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming
light and variable...then becoming east 5 to 10 knots late in the
afternoon becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
early in the afternoon. Showers and snow showers likely early in
the evening...then a chance of snow showers and showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers early in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance of
snow showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-160815-
MAFOR 1521/
HURON NORTH...Storm Warning in effect...11250 11240 19250 11246
19256 11236 19256 12237 11227 11117. A chance of sleet early
this evening. Waves 14 to 18 feet subsiding to 8 to 12 feet.
Occasional wave height around 23 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Occasional wave height around 12 feet
Monday. 211418 211115.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11246 19256 11226 11236
11226 11216 11316 11416 11510. A chance of freezing rain this
evening. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Occasional
wave height around 18 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet Monday. 211013 210811.

$$

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