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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
351 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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, 30.10 inches, will move from Lake
Superior this morning to southern Ontario and upstate New York by
evening. Low pressure over the central US will deepen to 29.60
inches as it lifts into southern Minnesota tonight. This low will
then move to Upper Michigan by Thursday night, deepening to 29.50
inches. The low will force a warm front across Lower Michigan on
Thursday, then into Lake Huron Thursday night. The low will slowly
exit to the northeast of Lake Huron on Friday, with high pressure
expected to expand across the southern Great Lakes on Saturday.

LHZ361-162015-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
351 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
7 feet early in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then becoming west 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Showers and
thunderstorms likely early in the morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms early in the morning. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet until early
morning.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ362-363-162015-
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-
351 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to
6 feet early in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms early in the morning. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south
early in the evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ462>464-162015-
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-
351 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east
after midnight...then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots early in
the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely
until early morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon...then decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms until late afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
until early morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon and evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less until early morning.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots until afternoon becoming light
and variable...then becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ461-162015-
MAFOR 1609/
HURON NORTH 13200 14300 11300. Waves 2 feet or less. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11100 13200 11100 12200 11300. Waves 2 feet or
less. 220102.

$$

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