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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OFF 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...HIGH PRESSURE...STRENGTHENING TO 30.40 INCHES...WILL
SETTLE INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TODAY WHILE A FRONTAL BOUNDARY
LIFTS INTO THE NORTHERN OHIO VALLEY. LOW PRESSURE MOVING THROUGH THE
PLAINS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WILL PUSH THE FRONT NORTHWARD
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. THE LOW WILL THEN LIFT ACROSS THE
WESTERN AND NORTHERN GREAT LAKES MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST 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 IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN
THE EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-292015-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 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-
938 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-292015-
MAFOR 2915/
HURON NORTH 11720 12700 11800 11120 12230 11236. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUNDAY
MORNING. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 11820 11810 11800 11806 11126 11136 12226. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET SUNDAY
MORNING. 220204.

$$

SF

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