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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
416 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 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...THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM REMAINS ON TRACK TO MOVE
NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY. SOUTHWEST GALES ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVER SAGINAW BAY AND THE OPEN WATERS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
LAKE HURON. THIS WILL PULL WARMER AIR INTO THE REGION INITIALLY
BEFORE THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH LAKE HURON AND LOWER
MICHIGAN TONIGHT. NORTHWEST GALES ON THE NORTH HALF OF LAKE HURON
WILL BRING COLDER AIR BACK INTO THE REGION BEFORE THE NEXT WEAK
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ARRIVES BY TUESDAY.

LHZ361-362-292030-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
416 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY EARLY AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY BY LATE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ363-462-292030-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
416 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ463-464-292030-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
416 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LHZ461-292030-
MAFOR 2909/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12520 11440 11440 19450
11447 19457 11547 11540 11640 19650. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. 220204.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12410 11430 11440 19450
11457 11547 11530 11630. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. 220002.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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