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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EDT TUE MAY 16 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...A WARM FRONT TO LIFT NORTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION TODAY.
THIS FRONT WILL CLEAR NORTHERN LAKE HURON BY LATE THIS EVENING AS
LOW PRESSURE LIFTS FROM THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY INTO ONTARIO.
THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.60 INCHES...WILL THEN LIFT FROM
THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES FROM WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY WHILE THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAINS STALLED
NORTH OF THE AREA.

LHZ361-162015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
948 AM EDT TUE MAY 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-162015-
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 TUE MAY 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-162015-
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 TUE MAY 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-162015-
MAFOR 1615/
HURON NORTH 11410 14310 11410 12420. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 11316 12310 11320 11420 11410 12420. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. 220203.

$$

SF

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