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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
635 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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...THE WESTERN EXTENT OF A LARGE AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED
OFF THE EAST COAST WILL EXPAND INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY
AND SATURDAY. THIS WILL KEEP A WARM AND HUMID AIRMASS OVER THE
AREA...MAINTAINING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WEAK LOW
PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...WILL MOVE THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST
SATURDAY NIGHT AND INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. THIS
WILL BRING A BETTER CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A WEAK COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA.

LHZ361-272000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
635 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-272000-
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-
635 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-272000-
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-
635 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-271400-
MAFOR 2712 AMD/
HURON NORTH 11503 11403 14300 11300. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220101.

HURON SOUTH 11403 11303 14300 11400. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220001.

$$

DG

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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