Marine Weather for LH 363

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 3:39 PM EST on December 22, 2014
Gale watch in effect from late Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon
Lake Huron From Sturgeon Point To Alabaster Mi Beyond 5nm Off
Shore-
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-
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers after midnight. Rain showers likely late. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers in the morning...then a chance of rain showers by afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots...becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots by midnight. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet...subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late.
Wednesday
North winds 5 to 10 knots...becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet...building to 2 to 4 feet by mid afternoon.
Wednesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots...becoming south 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales by midnight...then becoming southwest to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales late. Rain showers likely early in the evening...then snow showers likely by late evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet...building to 8 to 12 feet by midnight. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
Thursday
West winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales... becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet...subsiding to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
Friday
South winds 10 to 15 knots...increasing to 15 to 20 knots by midnight. A chance of. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday
West winds 15 to 20 knots...diminishing to 10 to 15 knots by late evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Gale Watch
Statement as of 3:44 PM EST on December 22, 2014

...Gale watch in effect from late Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a gale watch...which is in effect from late Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon.

* Wind and waves: during the gale watch...expect sustained winds up to 35 knots from the southwest with gusts up to 44 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 10 feet with a potential maximum wave height of 14 feet.

* Timing: the maximum winds are expected around 4 am Thursday with the largest waves expected around 8 am Thursday.

Refer to the latest marine forecasts for greater detail.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to 47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans.

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Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
S HURON 43NM East of Oscoda, MI 45008 37 °F 1.31 ft
Southern Lake Huron 45149
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0.98 ft
N HURON 37NM Northeast of Alpena, MI 45003 40 °F
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Georgian Bay 45137 31 °F 0.33 ft
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