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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
321 AM EST Tue Dec 12 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 clipper system will deepen as it races to
the New England states by this afternoon. A weak surface ridge will
bring a brief increase in pressure up to 29.90 inches this afternoon
before a second clipper system, averaging 29.60 inches, drops south
of Michigan Wednesday into Thursday.

LHZ361-122115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
321 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Heavy
freezing spray. Scattered snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Heavy freezing spray early in the
evening. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Scattered snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers late in the evening. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots early in the evening...then veering to the northwest in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots backing to the west
early in the evening...then becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early
morning.

$$

LHZ362-363-122115-
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-
321 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest at 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot gales.
Heavy Freezing spray. Periods of snow showers. Waves 14 to 18
feet. Waves occasionally around 23 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest at 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot gales
decreasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
Heavy freezing spray. Numerous snow showers. Waves 12 to 16 feet
subsiding to 8 to 12 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 20 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then backing
to the northwest early in the afternoon. Freezing spray early in
the morning. Numerous snow showers early in the morning. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late evening and early
morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.

$$

LHZ462>464-122115-
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-
321 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest at 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot gales.
Heavy Freezing spray. Periods of snow showers. Waves 14 to 18
feet. Waves occasionally around 23 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest at 35 knot gales decreasing to 20 to
25 knots. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Heavy freezing spray. Periods
of snow showers until early morning. Numerous snow showers early
in the morning. Snow may be heavy at times in the evening. Waves
12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Freezing spray early in the morning. Numerous snow
showers early in the morning...then a chance of snow in the late
morning and afternoon. Snow may be heavy at times early in the
morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet early in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots until early morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of
snow showers. A chance of showers late in the evening. Waves 3 to
5 feet.

$$

LHZ461-122115-
MAFOR 1210/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11750 11747 19757 13847
19857 11830 19850 11830 11820. Scattered snow showers early
this morning and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 8 to 12
feet...then subsiding to 6 to 9 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. 220811.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...13757 11747 19757 11747
19767 11847 19857 11737 19757 11837. Scattered snow showers
early this morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet building to 12 to 16 feet.
Occasional wave height around 20 feet today. Waves 10 to 14 feet
subsiding to 8 to 12 feet. Occasional wave height around 18 feet
tonight. 211115 211216.

$$

SF

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