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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KDTX 310203
GLFSC

LAKE ST CLAIR FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

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 WILL DROP FROM LAKE SUPERIOR TO
CENTRAL LAKE HURON BY FRIDAY MORNING...DEEPENING TO 29.90 INCHES.
THIS SYSTEM WILL THEN DROP SOUTH OF LAKE ERIE BY FRIDAY EVENING.
AS IT TRACKS THROUGH THE AREA...IT WILL PULL AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
BEHIND THE FRONT FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. CALMER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES IN OVERHEAD.

LCZ460-310830-
LAKE ST CLAIR-
1003 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.



BT

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)