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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 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...A COLD FRONT WILL PROGRESS THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...
MOVES FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON TO LAKE ONTARIO. STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

LHZ361-210830-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
952 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-210830-
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-
952 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LHZ462>464-210830-
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-
952 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LHZ461-210830-
MAFOR 2103/
HURON NORTH 11516 11507 11517 11720 14730. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET SATURDAY EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 13506 11620 14820. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET SATURDAY EVENING. 220102.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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