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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 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...SURFACE TROUGH BISECTING LAKES HURON AND MICHIGAN HAS AN
AVERAGE PRESSURE OF 30.03 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.33
INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES SATURDAY...REPLACED BY LOW
PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT MID-DAY SUNDAY.

LHZ361-280815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
943 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-280815-
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-
943 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-280815-
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-
943 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-280815-
MAFOR 2803/
HURON NORTH 13820 11810 11700 11710 12610. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY EVENING. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 13820 11810 12800 11700 11500. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY EVENING. 220305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DG

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