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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...30.50 INCHES...WILL EXPAND
INTO THE REGION FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS BY FRIDAY.
MEANWHILE...SEVERAL WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO
THE GREAT LAKES REGION BEGINNING SATURUDAY. THE FIRST
TROUGH...AROUND 30.10 INCHES...DRAGS A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION
LATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE...AROUND 29.58 INCHES....IS ANTICIPATED TO REACH THE AREA
LATE IN THE DAY ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-050900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
945 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-050900-
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-
945 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-050900-
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-
945 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
WEST...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-050900-
MAFOR 0504/
HURON NORTH 11600 12500 14610 11600. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

HURON SOUTH 11600 14610 11610 12600. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220102.

$$

DG

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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