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FZUS63 KDTX 190253
Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
953 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
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...Low pressure averaging 29.80 inches will push northeast
from northern Wisconsin into Lake Superior throughout Monday
morning, which will help push a warm front across the Great Lakes
through the day. A second low pressure system averaging 29.70 inches
will then push from eastern Iowa into central Michigan Monday into
Tuesday, bringing more warm air and steady rainfall to the Great
Lakes. Pressure will increase slightly up to 29.90 inches by
Wednesday morning as steady rain continues. Likely chance for
rain and slight chance for thunderstorms are forecasted for both
Monday and Tuesday.
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
953 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots early in the morning
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon becoming light and variable. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Showers. Freezing rain after midnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Freezing rain
likely in the morning. Showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west
after midnight. Areas of fog early in the evening. Showers. A
chance of freezing rain early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon...then veering to the northwest
10 to 15 knots late in the evening. Showers...a chance of
freezing rain and sleet early in the morning. A chance of showers
early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely and
a chance of showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early morning.
Wave heights are for ice free areas.