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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
926 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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 NEAR JAMES BAY...29.50 INCHES...WILL SETTLE
SOUTHWARD OVER LOWER MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY...AND THEN INTO OHIO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EFFECTIVELY BRING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE GREAT
LAKES. MODERATE NORTHERLY WIND WILL PERSIST BEHIND THE SYSTEM
THROUGH THROUGH THURSDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES...WILL
THEN BE IN CONTROL OF FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS FRIDAY BEFORE THE
NEXT FRONT IS DUE TO ARRIVE LATER SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-040815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
926 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.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 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. 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 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-040815-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
926 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SHOWSERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ463-464-040815-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
926 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-040815-
MAFOR 0403/
HURON NORTH 11410 11400 11500 11306 11806 11106 11806
11800. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 14410 11400 11300 12800. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220203.

$$

SC

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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