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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 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...AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.00 INCHES...WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY. A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.50 INCHES...WILL THEN TRACK SOUTHWARD THROUGH
ONTARIO ON TUESDAY. THIS LOW WILL SEND A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-032015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
953 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ362-363-032015-
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 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-032015-
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 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE...
VEERING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-032015-
MAFOR 0315/
HURON NORTH 11400 11410 11420 12410 11400 12406. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.
220103.

HURON SOUTH 11400 14410 11410 12416. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY MORNING. 220001.

$$

SF

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