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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1244 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 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...A COLD FRONT AVERAGING 29.60 INCHES WILL TRACK THROUGH
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...TRIGGERING NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY BE SEVERE. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.10
INCHES WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD IN THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-022015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1244 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-022015-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
1244 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-022015-
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-
1244 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-022015-
MAFOR 0218 AMD/
HURON NORTH 11539 13529 11620 12710. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY MORNING. 210305 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11439 12529 11519 11520 11610 11600. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS MONDAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
220204.

$$

HLO

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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