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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
332 PM EST Wed Dec 12 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...A compact low pressure system at 29.90 inches will
continue to track across the area tonight. A strong area of high
pressure, 30.50 inches, will build southward from Quebec to the
east coast resulting in southerly flow over the region Thursday
and Friday.

LHZ361-130915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
332 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. A chance of snow and rain after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow early
in the morning. A chance of rain until late afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming
light and variable...then becoming south 5 to 10 knots late in
the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots early in the evening...then veering to the west with
gusts to around 30 knots in the late evening and early morning.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet until early morning.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots until early morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet.

$$

LHZ362-363-130915-
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-
332 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. A chance of snow in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
and snow after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain early
in the morning. A chance of snow in the morning. Rain likely in
the late morning and early afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the west
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east
late in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
late in the morning...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
north 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots until early
morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LHZ462>464-130915-
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-
332 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of drizzle early in the
evening. Drizzle likely in the late evening and early morning. A
chance of snow and rain early in the evening...then rain likely
late in the evening. Snow likely in the late evening and early
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
and snow after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow early in
the morning. Rain likely until late afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the
northwest after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming
northeast 10 to 15 knots...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots late
in the afternoon becoming light and variable. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon...then subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to
10 to 15 knots early in the evening veering to the west in the
late evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots early in the evening...then becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LHZ461-130915-
MAFOR 1222/
HURON NORTH 13320 13310 12410. Waves 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Thursday. 210305 210406.

HURON SOUTH 13327 11310 12300 11400 11410. Waves 3 to 5 feet
tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Thursday. 220305.

$$

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