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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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...MEASURING 29.70 INCHES...WILL TRACK FROM
THE UPPER PENINSULA TO EASTERN QUEBEC BY THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK COLD
FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL SETTLE THROUGH ABOUT THE MIDDLE OF LAKE
HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN BEFORE STALLING AND LIFTING BACK NORTH
TONIGHT. THE WEAK NATURE OF THE FRONT WILL RESULT IN WIND AND WAVE
CONDITIONS THAT WILL BE MORE FAVORABLE COMPARED TO SATURDAY AND
COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MORE SCATTERED. LABOR DAY WILL
START OUT PLEASANT AS WELL BUT THEN BECOME STORMY AS THE NEXT LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT ARRIVE FROM THE WEST.

LHZ361-312015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-312015-
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-
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO THE WEST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ462>464-312015-
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-
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-312015-
MAFOR 3109/
HURON NORTH 13620 11610 11600 11100 11200 11300.  WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 11510 11610 11600 11500 14300.  WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
210204 210103.

$$

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