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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
955 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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...Low pressure, 29.50 inches, will move from southern
Minnesota this morning to western Upper Michigan this evening. This
system will drive an associated warm front, 29.70 inches, into Lake
Huron by evening. The low will then move east of Lake Superior by
Friday morning, allowing high pressure to expand across the Ohio
Valley.

LHZ361-172000-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
955 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms late in the morning...then numerous
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then becoming south 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Thunderstorms until early morning. Rain showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the afternoon. Showers
early in the morning...then a chance of showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
early in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
early in the evening. A chance of showers early in the evening.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ362-363-172000-
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-
955 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms late in the morning...then numerous showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
south 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Showers and
thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a chance of
showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
until late afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south
until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-172000-
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-
955 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms late in the morning...then numerous showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers and
thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a chance of
showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then becoming light and variable late in
the afternoon becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots late in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less late in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.


$$

LHZ461-172000-
MAFOR 1715/
HURON NORTH 11310 13329 11419 11416 11516 11510. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms late this morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
this afternoon and tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday morning.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 11320 12329 11429 11419 11510 12520. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms late this morning. A chance of showers
Friday morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 220204.

$$

MR

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