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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 AM EDT WED APR 26 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...WEAK RESIDUAL RIDGING WILL REMAIN POSITIONED OVER
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40 INCHES DEVELOPS
OVER THE GREAT PLAINS AND UPPER MIDWEST. THIS LOW WILL TRACK INTO
LOWER MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY...PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD BACK INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY.

LHZ361-262000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
952 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS.
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-262000-
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 WED APR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-262000-
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 WED APR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-262000-
MAFOR 2615/
HURON NORTH 12310 12320 12310 12320. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 13310 14320 11330. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 220204.

$$

MANN

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