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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
338 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES...WILL BUILD INTO
THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE OVER
ONTARIO LIFTS NORTH INTO ST JAMES BAY. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SET
UP OVER THE NORTHERN OHIO VALLEY BY LATE SATURDAY...BRINGING A WET
AND UNSETTLED PATTERN THROUGH MONDAY AS IT SLOWLY LIFTS THROUGH THE
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-282015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
338 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING
TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-282015-
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-
338 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-282015-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
338 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE SOUTHWEST UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-282015-
MAFOR 2809/
HURON NORTH 11510 11520 11510 11500 11200 11800 12710.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 12520 11510 12410 11400 11600 11810. A CHANCE OF
RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. 220204.

$$

SC

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