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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 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...THE WESTERN EXTENT OF A LARGE AREA OF SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OFF THE EAST COAST WILL EXPAND INTO THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES TODAY AND SATURDAY. THIS WILL KEEP A WARM AND HUMID
AIRMASS OVER THE AREA...MAINTAINING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST SATURDAY NIGHT AND INTO THE NORTHERN
GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL BRING A BETTER CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A WEAK
COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA.

LHZ361-272030-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
952 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE MORNING. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-272030-
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-
952 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-272030-
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-
952 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. AREAS OF
FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-272030-
MAFOR 2715/
HURON NORTH 11503 11400 11300 13303 11213 11303. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220101.

HURON SOUTH 11203 12200 11203 12303 12413. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220001.

$$

SF

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