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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
341 PM EDT TUE APR 25 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...WEAK RESIDUAL RIDGING WILL REMAIN POSITIONED OVER SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER
THE GREAT PLAINS AND UPPER MIDWEST. THIS LOW WILL TRACK INTO LOWER
MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY...PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA. WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD BACK INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY.

LHZ361-260815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
341 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-260815-
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-
341 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-260815-
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-
341 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-260815-
MAFOR 2521/
HURON NORTH 11310 11210 12300 14310. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
220203.

HURON SOUTH 16310. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220202.

$$

SF

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