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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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...LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES...CENTERED OVER
THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY AND ITS ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
OVER LOWER MICHIGAN...WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY STALLED THROUGH SUNDAY.
THE LOW CENTER IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY LIFT NORTHEAST SUNDAY NIGHT/
MONDAY OVER LAKE HURON AND WEAKEN TO A PRESSURE OF 29.80 INCHES.

LHZ361-250800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-250800-
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-
356 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-250800-
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-
356 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-250200-MAFOR 2421/ HURON NORTH 11806 11807 11707 11100 12120
12220. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11700 11806 12116 11126 12130 11120. A CHANCE OF
SNOW TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY. 220101.

$$

HLO

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