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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTH AWAY FROM THE
REGION AS HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH.
DRIER WEATHER RETURNS TO THE MARINE AREAS THIS WEEKEND BEFORE THE
NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.50 INCHES...MOVES INTO NORTHWEST
ONTARIO BY SUNDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-240815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
343 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-240815-
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-
343 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-240815-
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-
343 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-240815-
MAFOR 2321/
HURON NORTH 11100 12110 14200 11100. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220202.

HURON SOUTH 11120 13110 11210 13100. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SATURDAY. 210305 210204.

$$

DRC

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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