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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
402 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE...30.10 INCHES...NOW EXTENDING ACROSS
LAKE HURON WILL DRIFT INTO ONTARIO INTO THE EVENING. STRONG LOW
PRESSURE TRACKING INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL SEND THE NEXT
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY EVENING. STRONG SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO BUILD INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION
THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

LHZ361-180815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
402 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD FOG THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-180815-
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-
402 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD FOG THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE
EVENING...VEERING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-180815-
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-
402 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE
EVENING...VEERING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-180815-
MAFOR 1721/
HURON NORTH 12313 11319 11419 13410 11420. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12313 12419 14410. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

$$

CB

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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