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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
342 PM 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 continue to push off
towards upstate New York this 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.

LHZ361-170800-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
343 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 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 in the late evening
and overnight. Thunderstorms until early morning. Rain showers.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots early in the afternoon. Showers likely early in the
morning...then a chance of showers in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
early in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers until
early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ362-363-170800-
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-
343 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning. Rain showers and thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a chance of
showers early in the morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
early in the evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then becoming south 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon veering to the southwest late in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots until early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots until early morning. A chance of showers until early
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-170800-
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-
343 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 late in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers and
thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a chance of
showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
until late afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then becoming light and variable late in
the afternoon becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots late in the
evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less late in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ461-170200-
MAFOR 1621/
HURON NORTH 14300 12310 11320 11329. Waves 2 feet or less
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Thursday.
220101.

HURON SOUTH 11100 12200 11300 13310 11329. Waves 2 feet or
less tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Thursday. 220101.

$$

MR

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