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NZUS99 KDTX 160305
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Experimental Tabular Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1005 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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 clipper low of 29.80 inches over Lake Superior will
continue to deepen to around 29.60 inches as it tracks towards
upstate New York by tonight. In its wake, a stalled front will
linger over the southern lakes Saturday while a ridge of high
pressure builds southeast into the region for Saturday night into
Sunday.

LHZ361-160900-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
1005 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Overnight...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Sfc winds...........Northwest 15 to 20 knots.
100-ft winds........Northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 7 feet / 2 meters /.

.SATURDAY...
Weather.............Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow
                              showers, then mostly sunny in the afternoon.
Sfc winds...........Northeast 10 to 15 knots.
100-ft winds........Northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Sig waves...........2 to 4 feet / around 1 meter /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 5 feet / 2 meters / in the morning.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy.
Sfc winds...........Northeast 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to 15
                              knots after midnight.
100-ft winds........Northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to 20
                              knots after midnight.
Sig waves...........1 to 3 feet / 1 meter or less /.

.SUNDAY...
Weather.............Cloudy, then chance of light freezing drizzle
                              in the afternoon.
Sfc winds...........East 15 to 20 knots.
100-ft winds........East 20 to 25 knots.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 5 feet / 2 meters /.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Cloudy with chance of light freezing drizzle,
                              then cloudy after midnight.
Sfc winds...........East 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10
                              knots after midnight.
100-ft winds........East 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15
                              knots after midnight.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 6 feet / 2 meters /.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...Chance of drizzle, light freezing drizzle, slight
chance of light freezing rain and snow showers. chance of showers
with possible snow showers, freezing rain and freezing drizzle
likely. Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet /
around 2 meters /.
.TUESDAY...Windy. Chance of showers. chance of snow showers.
Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 10 to 14 feet / 3-4 meters /.
.WEDNESDAY...Chance of snow showers in the morning. chance of
snow showers after midnight. West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves
6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.

$$

LHZ362-363-160900-
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-
1005 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Overnight...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Sfc winds...........West 20 to 25 knots.
100-ft winds........West to 30 knots.
Sig waves...........6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 11 feet / 3 meters /.

.SATURDAY...
Weather.............Partly sunny with chance of snow showers, then
                              partly sunny with a slight chance of snow
                              showers in the afternoon.
Sfc winds...........Northwest 15 to 20 knots.
100-ft winds........Northwest 20 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to
                              20 knots in the afternoon.
Sig waves...........4 to 6 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 8 feet / 3 meters /.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy.
Sfc winds...........North 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
                              midnight.
100-ft winds........North 10 to 15 knots becoming east after
                              midnight.
Sig waves...........2 to 4 feet / around 1 meter /.

.SUNDAY...
Weather.............Cloudy, then chance of drizzle and light
                              freezing drizzle in the afternoon.
Sfc winds...........East 15 to 20 knots.
100-ft winds........East 20 to 25 knots.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 5 feet / 2 meters /.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Cloudy with chance of drizzle and light
                              freezing drizzle.
Sfc winds...........Southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming south after
                              midnight.
100-ft winds........Southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming south after
                              midnight.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 6 feet / 2 meters /.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...Chance of drizzle, light freezing drizzle, slight
chance of light freezing rain and snow showers. chance of showers
with possible snow showers, freezing rain and freezing drizzle
likely. Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet /
around 2 meters /.
.TUESDAY...Windy. Chance of showers. chance of snow showers.
Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 10 to 14 feet / 3-4 meters /.
.WEDNESDAY...Chance of snow showers in the morning. chance of
snow showers after midnight. West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves
6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.

$$

LHZ462>464-160900-
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-
1005 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Overnight...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Sfc winds...........West to 30 knots.
100-ft winds........West gales to 35 knots.
Sig waves...........6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 10 feet / 3 meters /.

.SATURDAY...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Sfc winds...........Northwest 15 to 20 knots.
100-ft winds........Northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Sig waves...........4 to 6 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 8 feet / 2 meters /.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy.
Sfc winds...........Northeast 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to 15
                              knots after midnight.
100-ft winds........Northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to 20
                              knots after midnight.
Sig waves...........2 to 4 feet / around 1 meter /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 5 feet / 2 meters / in the evening.

.SUNDAY...
Weather.............Cloudy in the morning.
Sfc winds...........Southeast 15 to 20 knots.
100-ft winds........Southeast 20 to 25 knots.
Sig waves...........2 to 4 feet / around 1 meter /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 5 feet / 2 meters / in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Cloudy with chance of drizzle and light
                              freezing drizzle, then cloudy with chance of
                              drizzle after midnight.
Sfc winds...........South 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
                              15 knots after midnight.
100-ft winds........South 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 to
                              20 knots after midnight.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
Ocnl waves..........Around 6 feet / 2 meters /.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...Chance of drizzle, light freezing drizzle, slight
chance of light freezing rain and snow showers. chance of showers
with possible snow showers, freezing rain and freezing drizzle
likely. Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet /
around 2 meters /.
.TUESDAY...Windy. Chance of showers. chance of snow showers.
Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 10 to 14 feet / 3-4 meters /.
.WEDNESDAY...Chance of snow showers in the morning. chance of
snow showers after midnight. West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves
6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.

$$

LHZ461-160900-
MAFOR 1604/
HURON NORTH 12720 12820 11810 11800 12100. A chance of snow
showers overnight and Saturday morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less
Saturday. Waves 2 feet or less Saturday evening. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 11630 11620 12720 11710 11800 11100 11200. A
chance of snow showers overnight and Saturday. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Occasional wave height around 10 feet overnight. Waves 3 to 5
feet Saturday. Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday evening. 220507.

$$

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