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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE...30.10 INCHES...NOW EXTENDING ACROSS
LAKE HURON WILL DRIFT INTO ONTARIO THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.  WARM AND
INCREASINGLY MOIST CONDITIONS UNDER LIGHT WIND WILL CONTINUE TO
SUPPORT FOG AND PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO MONDAY.
STRONG LOW PRESSURE TRACKING INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL SEND
THE NEXT COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY EVENING.

LHZ361-172015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
400 AM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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


$$

LHZ362-363-172015-
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 MAY 17 2015

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


$$

LHZ462>464-172015-
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 MAY 17 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

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


$$

LHZ461-172015-
MAFOR 1709/
HURON NORTH 12203 11313 12223 12319 11419. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 13303 12313 12310 11410. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

$$

MR

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