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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KDTX 202041
GLFLH

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
341 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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
LOW PRESSURE....AVERAGING 29.50 INCHES...OVER WESTERN
QUEBEC WILL TRACK TOWARD THE CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT WHILE AN
ASSOCIATED SURFACE TROUGH PASSES THROUGH THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES.
THEN HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.50 INCHES...WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY ON FRIDAY...AND TO THE EASTERN SEABOARD ON SATURDAY.

LHZ361-210915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
341 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.



LHZ362-363-210915-
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-
341 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST FRIDAY


TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.



LHZ464-210915-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
341 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.



LHZ462-463-210915-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
341 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST FRIDAY


TONIGHT
WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.



LHZ461-210915-
MAFOR 2022/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12740 19750 11730 19750
11720 13620 11520. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET FRIDAY. 220710.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11630 19650 11640 19650
11730 19750 11720 12620 11610 11620. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
FRIDAY. 210508 210609.



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