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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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 OF 30.30 INCHES CENTERED OVER THE NORTHERN
GREAT LAKES ON THURSDAY WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EASTWARD BY FRIDAY. THE
NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.50 INCHES...WILL THEN SLIDE
ACROSS CENTRAL CANADA AND THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION ON FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL BRING UNSETTLED WEATHER
TO THE GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-180800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ362-363-180800-
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-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


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LHZ462>464-180800-
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-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-180200-
MAFOR 1721/
HURON NORTH 11610 11720 12820 12120 12110.  WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY. 210103 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11500 11610 11720 12820 11120 12110.  WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET THURSDAY. 220002.

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