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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 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 WILL WEAKEN TODAY...AVERAGING 30.30
INCHES...AS IT TRACKS FROM SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN THROUGH THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL THEN
BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. LOW
PRESSURE DROPPING THROUGH HUDSON BAY WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT THROUGH
THE AREA ON MONDAY.

LHZ361-182000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 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.


$$

LHZ362-363-182000-
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-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES UNTIL EARLY MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-182000-
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-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-181400-
MAFOR 1809/
HURON NORTH 11317 11315 11215 11210 11110 11100 11800
11100. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE OR A CHANCE OF SNOW
THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 11317 11305 11205 12100 12110 11100. A CHANCE OF
RAIN OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS
TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 210204 210103.

$$

CB

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