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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 AM EST TUE FEB 28 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 OF 30.20 INCHES WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT
EAST OF THE REGION TODAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN TO
29.30 INCHES AS IT TRACKS FROM THE MID MISSOURI VALLEY TODAY TO NEAR
LAKE HURON BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. SURFACE TROUGHING WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN THE
WAKE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO
THE REGION FROM THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

LHZ361-282115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
350 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW EARLY
IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-282115-
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-
350 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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


$$

LHZ462>464-282115-
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-
350 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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


$$

LHZ461-282115-
MAFOR 2810/
HURON NORTH 11410 11420 12326 11416 11316 11206 11116.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET TONIGHT. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11410 12326 11320 13426 11516. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET. 220204.

$$

BT

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