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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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...AVERAGING 30.20 INCHES...WILL BUILD INTO
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH
SATURDAY. SATURDAY NIGHT THE HIGH GETS SHOVED EAST...AS AN EMERGING
LOW OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS PUSHES INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION.
THIS LOW...AVERAGING 29.40 INCHES...WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES EAST.

LHZ361-230800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
359 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-230800-
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 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ462>464-230800-
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 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-230200-
MAFOR 2221/
HURON NORTH 11700 11800 14110 11100 11500. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220102.

HURON SOUTH 13810 14110 11100. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY. 220204.

$$

CB

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