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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
946 AM EST Sun Dec 16 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...Center of high pressure, 30.30 inches, is settling
over Ontario and Quebec this morning. High pressure will remain
over the Lakes until late Sunday into Monday when a cold front,
30.30 inches, brings strong northwest winds to the region.

LHZ361-162115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
946 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in
the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain until early morning. A chance of snow
in the late evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the north in the
late evening and early morning. Rain and snow likely until
afternoon...then a chance of rain and snow until early morning.
Waves 1 to 3 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-
946 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon...then becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots late in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet late in the morning...then building to 3 to 5 feet late in
the afternoon building to 5 to 7 feet late in the evening. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain until early morning. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the evening...then backing to the east in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of snow early in the
morning. A chance of rain. Snow likely in the late evening and
early morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the
late evening and early morning.


$$

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-
946 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the
south in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 30 knots.
Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 10 to 14 feet in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon...then increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet late in the morning...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late
in the afternoon building to 3 to 5 feet late in the evening.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the evening...then backing to the east in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of rain in the evening.
Rain and snow likely after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet until early morning.


$$

LHZ461-162115-
MAFOR 1616/
HURON NORTH 12500 11510 11610 11620 11730 12740. Waves 1 to
3 feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Occasional wave height around 10 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Occasional wave height around 12 feet Monday morning. 220202.

HURON SOUTH 11400 11500 11510 11520 11620 11720 11730
11740. A chance of snow showers Monday morning. Waves 2 feet or
less this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
tonight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height around 12 feet
Monday morning. 220001.

$$

MR

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