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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
337 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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...LOW PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN TO 29.50 INCHES AS IT
PIVOTS ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH THIS EVENING.  THIS LOW WILL
WEAKEN AS IT THEN PULLS EAST INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT.  MODERATE
NORTHERLY WIND WILL PERSIST BEHIND THE SYSTEM THROUGH THROUGH
THURSDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES...WILL THEN BE IN
CONTROL OF FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS FRIDAY BEFORE THE NEXT FRONT
IS DUE TO ARRIVE LATER SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-042015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
337 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-042015-
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-
337 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-042015-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
337 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-042015-
MAFOR 0409/
HURON NORTH 11200 14800 13810. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220202.

HURON SOUTH 12400 11300 11100 12110 12100. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON TODAY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET. 220103.

$$

JVC

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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