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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 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 LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE CENTRAL
PLAINS...AVERAGING 29.60 INCHES...WILL LIFT A WARM FRONT THROUGH
SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN THIS MORNING. THIS FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY AND REMAIN THERE THROUGH MOST OF THE
WEEKEND.

LHZ361-242000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
941 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-242000-
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-
941 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ462>464-242000-
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-
941 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ461-242000-
MAFOR 2415/ HURON NORTH 11500 11706 11806 12706 11100 12120. A
CHANCE OF RAIN TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.
220203.

HURON SOUTH 11500 11606 11806 14116 11126. A CHANCE OF RAIN
TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY MORNING. 220103.

$$

HLO

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