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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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 WILL WORK ACROSS ALL MARINE AREAS TODAY. A
STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.50 INCHES...IS FORECASTED TO TRACK
ALOGN THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY BEFORE LIFTING NORTHWARD INTO THE
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING
STRONG EAST TO NORTHEASTERLY WINDS OVER SOUTHERN LAKE HURON...LAKE
ST CLAIR...AND LAKE ERIE ON SATURDAY.

LHZ361-362-262030-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
959 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.


$$

LHZ363-462-262030-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
959 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH LATE...VEERING TO THE
WEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ463-262030-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
959 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
RAIN LIKELY BY EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ464-262030-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
959 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN RAIN LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. RAIN BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35
KNOT GALES POSSIBLE...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-262030-
MAFOR 2615/
HURON NORTH 11100 11800 15110. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.
220001.

HURON SOUTH 11800 12810 12110 11100 11110 11120. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220102.

$$

SF

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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