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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1002 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

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...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...30.50 INCHES...WILL EXPAND
INTO THE REGION FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS BY FRIDAY.
MEANWHILE...SEVERAL WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO
THE GREAT LAKES REGION BEGINNING SATURUDAY. THE FIRST
TROUGH...AROUND 30.10 INCHES...DRAGS A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION
LATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE...AROUND 29.58 INCHES....IS ANTICIPATED TO REACH THE AREA
LATE IN THE DAY ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-042115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1002 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ362-363-042115-
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-
1002 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-042115-
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-
1002 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE...BACKING TO THE EAST BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-042115-
MAFOR 0416/
HURON NORTH 13700 12600 11500 11510 11610. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 14600 12610 12510. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET. 220103.

$$

DRK

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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