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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
357 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.40 INCHES...OVER MISSOURI
WILL LIFT NORTHEAST TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY THIS EVENING. IT WILL
CONTINUE NORTHEAST CROSSING LAKE HURON TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WILL LINGER THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE THE
NORTHERN EXTENT OF AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.00
INCHES...DRIFTS ACROSS THE REGION.

LHZ361-362-242115-
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-
357 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

LHZ363-242115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
357 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

LHZ462>464-242115-
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-
357 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SLEET IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
UNTIL AFTERNOON. RAIN. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.

$$

LHZ461-242115-
MAFOR 2410/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11127 11227 11237 12246
19256 11246 11236 11216. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12
FEET TONIGHT. 210103 210406.

HURON SOUTH 11116 11216 11220 12229 11329 11419 11516. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. 210204 210406.

$$

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