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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EDT THU APR 17 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...WEAKENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.00 INCHES OVER THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES THIS MORNING WILL DISSPATE THROUGH TONIGHT AS IT
TRACKS NORTHEAST. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL TRACK THROUGH THE
REGION FRIDAY MORNING...BRINGING A FEW RAIN SHOWERS. HIGH PRESSURE
OF 30.40 INCHES WILL THEN BUILD IN FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

LHZ361-172000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
932 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER 5 PM. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 2 AM. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER 7 PM. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-172000-
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-
948 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
2 AM. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL 2 PM. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
5 PM. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-172000-
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-
948 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 2 AM...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
6 PM. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-172000-
MAFOR 1715/
HURON NORTH 14320 12420 11610 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY MORNING. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 12320 11310 12420 11426 11616 11606. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY MORNING. 220204.

$$

RBP

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