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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EDT SAT APR 23 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.20 INCHES...WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE HIGH
GRADUALLY PUSHES OFF TO THE EAST OVERNIGHT...AS AN EMERGING LOW OVER
THE NORTHERN PLAINS BEGINS TO FILTER INTO THE REGION. THE
LOW...AVERAGING 29.40 INCHES...WILL WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS EAST.

LHZ361-240815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
953 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE
EVENING...VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-240815-
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-
953 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-240815-
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-
953 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-240815-
MAFOR 2403/
HURON NORTH 12400 11300 13306 11206 11216. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

HURON SOUTH 11100 11200 12300 12306 12216. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT
AND SUNDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY EVENING. 220001.

$$

MR

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