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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 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 AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES TODAY. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THEN REMAINS ON
TRACK TO MOVE NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR DURING SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL
PULL WARMER AIR INTO THE REGION INITIALLY BEFORE THE ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN SUNDAY NIGHT.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE IN BRIEFLY DURING MONDAY.

LHZ361-282015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
403 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-282015-
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-
403 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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


$$

LHZ462>464-282015-
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-
403 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-282015-
MAFOR 2809/
HURON NORTH 12810 13710 11610 12510. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 13810 12710 11500 11400 11410. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE MORNING TODAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS TONIGHT. 220204.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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