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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1001 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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...LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN TO 29.30 INCHES AS IT TRACKS
NORTHEAST FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT.  A
STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF HUDSON BAY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.  THIS WILL SUSTAIN COOL UNSETTLED CONDITIONS AND STRONG
WESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND.

LHZ361-022000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1001 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-022000-
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-
1001 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462-022000-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1001 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-022000-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1001 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-022000-
MAFOR 0215/
HURON NORTH...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT...11410 13310 11320 11336
12436. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...THEN 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET
FRIDAY MORNING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT...12410 11310 13320 12436. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING. 220103.

$$

HLO

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