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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
956 AM EST MON FEB 27 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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.20 INCHES...WILL BUILD OVER THE
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY AND THEN MOVE EAST TONIGHT. LIGHT TO
MODERATE SOUTH WIND WILL THEN BRING MILDER AIR BACK INTO THE REGION
AHEAD OF THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.40 INCHES...THAT IS
PROJECTED TO MOVE OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY. MODERATE
NORTH WIND WILL BRING COLDER AIR BACK INTO THE REGION AS THE LOW
EXITS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES WILL THEN BE IN
BETWEEN WEAK PRESSURE SYSTEMS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

LHZ361-272100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
956 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS AND SLEET
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING, THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLEET EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LHZ362-363-272100-
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-
956 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LHZ462>464-272100-
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-
956 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.

$$

LHZ461-272100-
MAFOR 2716/
HURON NORTH 11500 14400 11400 11416 11426. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220103.

HURON SOUTH 11500 11400 12300 12400 11416 11326. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
TUESDAY MORNING. 220002.

$$

CB

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