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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EST THU MAR 5 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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.70 INCHES...WILL EXPAND INTO THE
GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY TODAY AND TONIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL THEN SLOWLY DROP THROUGH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

LHZ361-052115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-462-052115-
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-
345 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ463-464-052115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
345 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ461-052115-
MAFOR 0510/
HURON NORTH 11700 12710 11620 12610 11500 11510. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS. 220001.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 13700 12600 13500. 22MMMM.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

CB

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