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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 PM EDT THU AUG 18 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...THE WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.00
INCHES...SITUATED OVER THE AREA WILL SHIFT EAST THROUGH FRIDAY.  AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES...THEN LIFTS INTO THE
GREAT LAKES REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-190815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
944 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


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LHZ362-363-190815-
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-
944 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-190815-
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-
944 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE...
BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-190815-
MAFOR 1903/
HURON NORTH 11400 14410 11410 12400. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE FRIDAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 12400 14410 11510 11520. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE FRIDAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

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SF

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