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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EDT WED MAR 15 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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH
EAST INTO THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE VALLEY THROUGH THURSDAY.
PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY START TO DIMINISH EARLY FRIDAY AS LOW
PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES... PUSHES FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE
GREAT LAKES EARLY FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY. LOW
PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES...WILL CONTINUE TO STICK AROUND THROUGH
SATURDAY...BEFORE A NEW SURFACE HIGH... 30.40...PUSHES BACK IN BY
SUNDAY.

LHZ361-160815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
953 PM EDT WED MAR 15 2017

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-462-160815-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
953 PM EDT WED MAR 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-160815-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
953 PM EDT WED MAR 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET UNTIL EARLY
MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-160815-
MAFOR 1603/
HURON NORTH 11731 14720 13710. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY
EVENING. 210507 210406.

HURON SOUTH 12730 13720 12710 11600. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 210609 210508.

$$

SC

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