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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
935 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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 WILL STRENGTHEN TO 29.50 INCHES AS IT
PIVOTS ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH THIS EVENING.  THIS LOW WILL
WEAKEN AS IT THEN PULLS EAST INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT.  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.

LHZ361-042000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
935 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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


$$

LHZ362-363-042000-
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-
935 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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


$$

LHZ462>464-042000-
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-
935 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. 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...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-042000-MAFOR 0415/ HURON NORTH 13800 13810 12800. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

HURON SOUTH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT. 11300 11100 12110 12100 12810. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
220101.

$$

HLO

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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