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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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...STORMY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OFF AND ON ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKES DURING THE WEEKEND AS TWO LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS MOVE THROUGH
THE REGION. THE FIRST WILL REACH THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD TONIGHT...
AVERAGING 29.80 INCHES...AND WILL PULL A WARM FRONT RAPIDLY THROUGH
THE GREAT LAKES SATURDAY. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A STRONGER AND
FASTER MOVING SYSTEM SUNDAY THAT WILL BRING ANOTHER A NEW SURGE OF
COLD AIR OVER THE REGION BY MONDAY.

LHZ361-252000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
945 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-252000-
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-
945 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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


$$

LHZ462>464-252000-
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-
945 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-252000-
MAFOR 2515/
HURON NORTH 11500 14410 11400 12410. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.
220002.

HURON SOUTH 12500 12400 11410 13510. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

$$

SF

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