Marine Weather for LH 361

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 9:43 PM EST on November 20, 2019
Gale watch in effect from Thursday evening through Friday morning
Lake Huron From 5nm East Of Mackinac Bridge To Presque Isle Lt
Beyond 5 Nm Off Shore-
Rest Of Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
Thursday
South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots early in the afternoon decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning... then increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers in the evening...then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
Friday
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Friday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and overnight.
Saturday
West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots until early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Watch
Issued: 3:46 PM EST Nov. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Gale watch remains in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday morning...

* wind and waves: during the gale watch, expect sustained winds
up to 26 knots from the northwest with gusts up to 34 knots.
The largest expected significant waves will be 7 feet with a
potential maximum wave height of 10 feet.

* Timing: the maximum winds are expected around 4 am EST Friday
with the largest waves expected around 5 am EST Friday.

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 42 °F 0.98 ft
Little Traverse Bay, MI 45022 61 °F 0.66 ft
North Channel East 45154
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0.66 ft
SOUTH HURON 43NM East of Oscoda, MI 45008 44 °F
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