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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EDT SUN APR 24 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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL HOLD STEADY ACROSS
NORTHERN ONTARIO TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE
OF 29.40 INCHES...WILL TRACK FROM SOUTH DAKOTA THIS EVENING TO
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY MONDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT
MOVES ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN MONDAY NIGHT. AS THE REMNANT LOW
TRACKS INTO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY...IT WILL DRIVE A
COLD FRONT FROM THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES INTO THE OHIO VALLEY.
THIS WILL ALLOW THE HIGH PRESS SYSTEM PARKED OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO
TO EXPAND ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION BY WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-250815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-250815-
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-
344 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-250815-
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-
344 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-250815-
MAFOR 2421/
HURON NORTH 12216 11226 11206 11226 13236. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
7 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
11 FEET MONDAY. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11200 12216 11206 13216 11126. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET MONDAY. 220103.

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