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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
937 AM EDT THU AUG 18 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...A WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.00
INCHES...WILL LINGER ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.70 INCHES WILL THEN LIFT INTO THE
REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-182015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
937 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-182015-
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-
937 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-182015-
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-
937 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-182015-
MAFOR 1815/
HURON NORTH 11600 11500 15400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

HURON SOUTH 11700 11600 11300 14400 11400. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS. 220101.

$$

JVC

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