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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1006 AM 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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.40 INCHES...
WILL EXPAND ACROS THE GREAT LAKES REGION THROUGH TONIGHT. THIS
HIGH WILL EXIT TO THE EAST BY EARLY FRIDAY. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM...29.90 INCHES...WILL THEN LIFT THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE FILLS IN BEHIND THIS LOW THROUGH
THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-162015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE-
1006 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT, THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN SNOW AND RAIN BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
LATE MORNING, THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ362-363-162015-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LT. TO STURGEON POINT  MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO US/CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO
US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1006 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW
LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT, THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING, THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY LATE, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-162015-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE
US/CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC 5NM OFF SHORE TO US/
CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON 5NM OFF SHORE TO US/
CANADIAN BORDER-
1006 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.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 THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN SNOW AND RAIN BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT, THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-162015-
MAFOR 1615/
HURON NORTH 11720 14710 11600 12400. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

HURON SOUTH 11720 12710 13600 11500 11400. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

MWS/WFO GRR



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