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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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...DEEPENING TO 29.30 INCHES...WILL TRACK
ACROSS ONTARIO AND NORTHERN MICHIGAN TONIGHT. THIS WILL INCREASE
SOUTHWEST WINDS TO GALE FORCE OVER MUCH OF LAKE HURON TODAY INTO
TONIGHT...WITH NORTHWEST GALES THEN CONTINUING OVER THE NORTHERN
THIRD OF THE LAKE MONDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN
TRACK ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY...HOWEVER WINDS DO NOT LOOK AS STRONG WITH THIS SECOND
SYSTEM.

LHZ361-362-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
944 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12
FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
944 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
944 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-292015-
MAFOR 2915/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11440 11440 19450 11447
19457 11547 11540 12640 19650 11740 19750. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 14 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
210507 210710.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11440 19450 11447
19457 11447 11530 13630. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET MONDAY MORNING. 210204 210507.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

HLO

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