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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
950 PM EDT THU MAR 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.60 INCHES...WILL PUSH FROM SOUTHERN
MANITOBA INTO THE LOWER PENINSULA FRIDAY MORNING INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...WEAKENING TO 29.90 INCHES AS IT TRAVELS SOUTHEAST INTO
MICHIGAN. HIGH PRESSURE...30.40...WILL THEN PUSH FROM THE CENTRAL
PLAINS INTO THE OHIO VALLEY BY SUNDAY. PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO
GRADUALLY DIMINISH INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS LOW PRESSURE...29.90
INCHES...ENTERS THE OHIO VALLEY ON MONDAY.

LHZ361-362-170815-
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-
950 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
AND RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOT GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-170815-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
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-
950 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-170815-
MAFOR 1703/
HURON NORTH 11710 11600 12400 11410 12427 11327. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
FRIDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12600 11500 11400 11410 12427 11327. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING. 220102.

$$

SC

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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