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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
336 PM EDT FRI MAR 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.80 INCHES WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH FROM
SOUTHERN MANITOBA TO THE THUMB OF THE LOWER PENINSULA BY SATURDAY
MORNING...WEAKENING SLIGHTLY TO 29.90 INCHES AS IT TRAVELS
SOUTHEAST. HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL THEN TRAVEL EAST FROM
THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE OHIO VALLEY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR
PRECIPITATION WILL ENTER ON MONDAY AS LOW PRESSURE...29.90
INCHES...TRAVELS FROM SOUTHERN ALBERTA TO THE HUDSON BAY...DRAGGING
A COLD FRONT WITH IT ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-180815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
336 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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


$$

LHZ362-363-180815-
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-
336 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY
IN THE EVENING. RAIN. SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-180815-
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-
336 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-180815-
MAFOR 1721/
HURON NORTH 11310 13327 11317 13210. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 11410 13327 11317 11300 11200 11100. A CHANCE OF
SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY. 220204.

$$

DG

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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