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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EDT THU MAY 26 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...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THROUGH LOWER
MICHIGAN AND LAKE HURON TODAY AND CARRY THE EARLY MORNING PATTERN OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OUT OF THE REGION. LIGHT SOUTH WIND WILL
THEN MAINTAIN WARM TEMPERATURES AND AREAS OF FOG OVER THE OPEN
WATERS OF LAKE HURON THROUGH FRIDAY WITH LESS COVERAGE OF RAIN
ACTIVITY UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. THAT IS WHEN THE NEXT LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES...WILL TRACK THROUGH THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES AND PULL A WEAK FRONT THROUGH THE REGION BY
SUNDAY. THE WIND WILL REMAIN LIGHT WITHIN THESE FEATURES THROUGHOUT
THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-262015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
344 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-262015-
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-
344 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-262015-
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-
344 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE...BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-262015-
MAFOR 2609/
HURON NORTH 11213 11303 13313 11413 11403 11503. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET. 220202.

HURON SOUTH 15413 11413 11513. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220102.

$$

DRK

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