Marine Weather for LH 361

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 3:31 PM EDT on October 14, 2019
Gale watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning
Lake Huron From 5nm East Of Mackinac Bridge To Presque Isle Lt
Beyond 5 Nm Off Shore-
Tonight
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. A chance of in the morning. Rain showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers likely early in the evening...then showers in the late evening and early morning. Rain showers likely early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knot gales late. Showers likely early in the morning...then showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Rain showers likely late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet early in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Wednesday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Thursday
North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the evening.
Friday
Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots until early morning. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early morning.
Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the evening decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Watch
Issued: 2:20 PM EDT Oct. 14, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Gale watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday
morning...

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

* Wind and waves: during the gale watch, expect sustained winds
up to 30 knots from the north with gusts up to 40 knots. The
largest expected significant waves will be 11 feet with a
potential maximum wave height of 16 feet.

* Timing: the maximum winds are expected around 9 PM EDT
Wednesday with the largest waves expected around 3 am EDT
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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Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
NORTH HURON 32NM Northeast of Alpena, MI 45003 54 °F 2.30 ft
Little Traverse Bay, MI 45022 61 °F 0.66 ft
North Channel East 45154
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0.98 ft
SOUTH HURON 43NM East of Oscoda, MI 45008
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