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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 AM EDT WED APR 26 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...WEAK RESIDUAL RIDGING WILL REMAIN POSITIONED OVER SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE GREAT PLAINS
AND UPPER MIDWEST. THIS LOW WILL TRACK INTO LOWER MICHIGAN ON
THURSDAY...PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN BUILD BACK INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY.

LHZ361-362-262015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
352 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET UNTIL
EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-262015-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
352 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-262015-
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-
352 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-262015-
MAFOR 2609/
HURON NORTH 12313 12310 12320 12310. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 14310 11310 13320. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. 220203.

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