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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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...29.20 INCHES...WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH
NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. THIS SYSTEM WILL
DEEPEN AS IT DOES AND WILL PRODUCE WESTERLY GALES THROUGH THE
EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS THEN INCREASE
AGAIN AS THE NEXT LOW ARRIVES OVER LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY. ANOTHER
PERIOD OF SOUTHWEST GALES IS LIKELY AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE
REGION. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL THEN IMPROVE CONSIDERABLY TO START
NEXT WEEK.

LHZ361-260900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. SLEET
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
AND SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 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 SNOW EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LHZ363-260900-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
344 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. RAIN LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

$$

LHZ362-260900-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

$$

LHZ462-260900-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE
OF SNOW AND SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. RAIN. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

$$

LHZ463-464-260900-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN DECREASING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. RAIN
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTH IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN.
SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.

$$

LHZ461-260300-
MAFOR 2522/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12640 19650 11630 19650
11630 11620 11520 12530. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING
AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY. 220609.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12630 19650 11630 12620
11520 12530 19550. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY. 220508.

$$

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