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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
334 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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...WEAKENING LOW PRESSURE...29.60 INCHES...WILL RAPIDLY
LIFT FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE EAST COAST TODAY.  HIGH
PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES...CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL THEN SETTLE INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES BY
TONIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY.  LOW
PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS SOUTHERN ONTARIO WILL THEN SEND THE NEXT
COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION ON SATURDAY.

LHZ361-052015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
334 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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. SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.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...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-052015-
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-
334 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-052015-
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-
334 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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


$$

LHZ461-052015-
MAFOR 0509/
HURON NORTH 12800 15700. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11800 14810 13800. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220102.

$$

JVC

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