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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
950 PM EDT SAT MAR 21 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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL BUILD FROM CENTRAL
CANADA INTO LOWER MICHIGAN TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS HIGH WILL THEN
SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

LHZ361-220815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
950 PM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8
FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 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-
950 PM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE...
BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 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-
950 PM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-220815-
MAFOR 2203/
HURON NORTH 12732 11722 12720 13730. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
SUNDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET
SUNDAY EVENING. 220507.

HURON SOUTH 12832 11822 11810 12720 11710 11720. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5
TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET SUNDAY EVENING. 220609.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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