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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.50 INCHES...WILL
SLIDE EAST OF THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...ALLOWING A WEAKENING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.00 INCHES TO SWING THROUGH THE WESTERN AND
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT TRACKS THROUGH THE REGION
ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY BRINGING RAIN AND POSSIBLY SOME SNOW
SHOWERS ON FRIDAY NIGHT TO THE AREA.

LHZ361-170800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 5 AM. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
UNTIL 11 AM. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER 7 PM. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-170800-
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-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-170800-
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-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-170200-
MAFOR 1621/
HURON NORTH 11400 11300 12310 14320.  WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET THURSDAY. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 12300 13310 13320.  WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET THURSDAY. 220103.

$$

RK

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