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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EDT SAT APR 23 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.20 INCHES...WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY AND TONIGHT.
SATURDAY NIGHT THE HIGH GETS SHOVED EAST...AS AN EMERGING LOW OVER
THE NORTHERN PLAINS PUSHES INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION.
THIS LOW...AVERAGING 29.40 INCHES...WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES EAST.

LHZ361-232000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-232000-
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-
339 AM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-232000-
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-
339 AM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE.


$$

LHZ461-231400-
MAFOR 2309/
HURON NORTH 12110 11100 11500 11400 13300. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 13110 13100 12200. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 220204.

$$

DG

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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