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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EST WED MAR 4 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...LOW PRESSURE...MEASURING 29.10 INCHES...WILL TRACK EAST
OUT OF QUEBEC TONIGHT. THIS WILL ALLOW HIGH PRESSURE...30.70
INCHES...TO EXPAND INTO THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY FOR THURSDAY
AND THURSDAY NIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN SLOWLY DROP
THROUGH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

LHZ361-050915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-462-050915-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ463-464-050915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ461-050915-
MAFOR 0422/
HURON NORTH 11720 13710 11700 12710 11620. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY. 220103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 12710 11810 11800 13700 11600. 22MMMM.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

HLO

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