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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 AM EDT THU MAR 23 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.70 INCHES WILL BUILD INTO THE MID
ATLANTIC TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT INTO THE REGION TONIGHT
BEFORE STALLING OUT ON FRIDAY OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON. THE FRONTAL
BOUNDARY WILL THEN DROP SOUTH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY, AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER ONTARIO. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM..AT
29.70 INCHES...WILL SLOWLY TRACK NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE MID
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY THIS WEEKEND.

LHZ361-232000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
946 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN FREEZING RAIN...RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-232000-
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-
946 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW...SLEET LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING
RAIN. RAIN. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-232000-
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-
946 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-232000-
MAFOR 2315/
HURON NORTH 14410 11410 13416. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
220203.

HURON SOUTH 14410 13416 11426. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THIS
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 220203.

$$

HLO

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