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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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...A SLOW MOVING AND WEAKENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...OF
29.60 INCHES...WILL DESCEND THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES TODAY. A SECOND
WEAK SURFACE LOW OF 29.80 INCHES WILL THEN PUSH RAPIDLY INTO THE
NORTHERN GREAT LAKES FRIDAY ON THE HEELS OF THE FIRST ONE. A GENERAL
SURFACE TROUGH WILL PERSIST OVER THE GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-202000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-202000-
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-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MID AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ462>464-202000-
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-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-201400-
MAFOR 2009/
HURON NORTH 11410 13400 11300 11100 12800. PATCHY FOG LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
210204 210103.

HURON SOUTH 12400 12409 11209 12200 11100. PATCHY FOG LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE TODAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 210204 210002.

$$

CB

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