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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
335 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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 RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES...WILL
SHIFT EAST TODAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.
THE LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY...PUSHING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA. WEAK RIDGING WILL
THEN BUILD IN ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

LHZ361-242015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
335 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ362-242015-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
335 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-242015-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
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-
335 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-242015-
MAFOR 2409/
HURON NORTH 12600 12500 12400 12510. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

HURON SOUTH 11500 11600 12500 12400 12510. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

$$

KURIMSKI

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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