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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT WED MAY 4 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...LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN...29.50
INCHES...WILL SLIDE INTO OHIO TONIGHT AND WEAKEN BY THURSDAY
MORNING. MODERATE NORTHERLY WIND WILL FOLLOW OVER LAKE HURON AND
LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH THROUGH THURSDAY BEFORE WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES...SETTLES OVER THE REGION. THIS WILL PRODUCE
FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS FRIDAY BEFORE THE NEXT COLD FRONT WHICH
IS DUE TO ARRIVE LATER SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. UNSETTLED
MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER WITH A SECONDARY FRONT INTO
SUNDAY.

LHZ361-050800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
352 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


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LHZ362-363-050800-
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-
352 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


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LHZ462>464-050800-
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-
352 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-050200-MAFOR 0421/ HURON NORTH 11100 14800 11800 12700. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220101.

HURON SOUTH 13110 14810 11810. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY. 220102.

$$

HLO

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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