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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EDT WED MAY 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...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL EXTEND SOUTHWEST FROM LOW
PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS QUEBEC TO A SECOND LOW ORGANIZING OVER THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. THIS LOW...29.30 INCHES...WILL TRACK ALONG THE
FRONTAL BOUNDARY TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY...REACHING NORTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE ON THROUGH
ONTARIO PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL THEN BUILD
INTO AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

LHZ361-180815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
344 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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


$$

LHZ362-363-180815-
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 WED MAY 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE SOUTHWEST UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ462>464-180815-
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 WED MAY 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-180815-
MAFOR 1721/
HURON NORTH 11420 11426 13420 11410 11416 11516. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 11420 11410 14420 11410 11520. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
THURSDAY. 220203.

$$

SF

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