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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EDT WED MAY 17 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...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL EXTEND SOUTHWEST FROM LOW
PRESSURE CROSSING JAMES BAY TO A SECOND LOW ORGANIZING OVER THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. THIS LOW...29.30 INCHES...WILL TRACK ALONG THE
FRONTAL BOUNDARY TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY...REACHING NORTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN BY AFTERNOON. AS IT CONTINUES INTO ONTARIO...THE FRONT WILL
SAG SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA AS A COLD FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BUILD INTO AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

LHZ361-172000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 AM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ362-363-172000-
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-
345 AM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ462>464-172000-
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-
345 AM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-172000-
MAFOR 1709/
HURON NORTH 16410. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 15410 11410 11420. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 220204.

$$

JVC

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