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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

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 FRONT WILL STALL OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON AND
LOWER MICHIGAN TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AND AFFECT THAT AREA WITH AN
ACTIVE PATTERN OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOW PRESSURE...30.00
INCHES...WILL MOVE ALONG THE FRONT AND EAST OF LAKE HURON BY
THURSDAY NIGHT AND THEN PULL THE FRONT SOUTHWARD. MODERATE NORTHEAST
WIND WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT BEFORE HIGH
PRESSURE ARRIVES SATURDAY.

LHZ361-220815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
348 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-220815-
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-
348 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-220815-
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-
348 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-220815-
MAFOR 2121/
HURON NORTH 13300 11200 11309 11409 11509 11609. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS. 220101.

HURON SOUTH 12300 11400 11410 11510 13500. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS. 220101.

$$

DRK

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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