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NOAA are calling for 11 footers out on the lake today...WOW!!

LAKE ST CLAIR FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EST WED DEC 9 2009

.SYNOPSIS...AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 28.80 INCHES WILL
SLOWLY PUSH NORTHEAST FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON INTO WESTERN QUEBEC
TONIGHT. THE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN TIGHT WITH VERY GUSTY WINDS ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AS A STRONG CENTER OF
HIGH PRESSURE PUSHES EASTWARD THROUGH THE TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY.

LCZ460-100300-
LAKE ST CLAIR-
344 PM EST WED DEC 9 2009

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY UNTIL 4 AM FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOT STORMS
THROUGH 9 PM...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES.
CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH 8 PM...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
7 TO 11 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES DURING THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
 

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Good night for some topwater musky action!
 

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As a child I remember the waves hitting the back of my Grandparents home hard (which was between metro & the Clinton river) ...so hard we thought it would blow out large windows on the rear of the house....which set back some 50-70 feet from the lake.
 

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When you hear "subsiding to 8 to 12" you know you're in deep doo-doo!


HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM FRIDAY... 11447
12647 11657 19677 14647 WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12
FEET BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THURSDAY WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
 

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Ive been caught in 10's on the lake before. Twas not fun.....but made it back to Harley from GPYC area in one piece. And yes you can see the bottom in between them. I have seen it on St Clair and Saginaw Bay.....NOT FUN!
 
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