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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 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...A RIDGE OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...30.00 INCHES...WILL
PUSH EAST OVER THE GREAT LAKES TODAY. THE GREAT LAKES WILL REMAIN
UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF BROAD HIGH PRESSURE THROUGHOUT THE
WEEKEND...ALBEIT SLIGHTLY WEAKENING TO 29.80 INCHES ON SATURDAY.
SURFACE PRESSURE WILL AGAIN INCREASE NEAR 30.00 INCHES SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

LHZ361-162115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY EVENING, THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LHZ362-363-162115-
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-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LHZ462>464-162115-
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-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.


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LHZ461-162115-
MAFOR 1610/
HURON NORTH 12810 13700 11600 11500 11400. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. 210204 210103

HURON SOUTH 12820 11710 11700 12600 11500 11400. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET TONIGHT.
210407 210305

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