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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 AM EDT THU MAY 18 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.30 INCHES...WILL TRACK NORTHEAST INTO
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE ON
THROUGH ONTARIO AND FORCE A COLD FRONT SOUTH THROUGH THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE...30.40
INCHES...WILL THEN BUILD INTO AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY AS THE
COLD FRONT STALLS OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY.

LHZ361-182015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
346 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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


$$

LHZ362-363-182015-
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-
346 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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


$$

LHZ462>464-182015-
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-
346 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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


$$

LHZ461-182015-
MAFOR 1809/
HURON NORTH 12410 11416 11516 11620 11720 12820. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. 210305
210204.

HURON SOUTH 13410 11520 12620 11730 11820. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. 220204.

$$

JVC

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