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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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 BUILD FROM MANITOBA
INTO LOWER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL
EXPAND INTO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES ON MONDAY AND REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY THROUGH TUESDAY. A DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS
FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-222015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
959 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-222015-
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-
959 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-222015-
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-
959 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-222015-
MAFOR 2215/
HURON NORTH 11720 13730 11720 11820 11810 11100. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS MONDAY MORNING. 210204
210406.

HURON SOUTH 11710 11720 11710 12720 11820 11810 11100.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS MONDAY MORNING. 220204.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

MR

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