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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.70 INCHES WILL TRACK THROUGH THE
GREAT LAKES LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT.  A STRONGER LOW WILL TRACK
THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

LHZ361-122000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 5 PM. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL 2 AM...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 2 AM. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL 7 PM. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 5 PM. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-122000-
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-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
EAST BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER 5 PM. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL 2 AM...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST LATE.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS UNTIL 7 PM. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-122000-
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-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 2 AM. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER 2 AM. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS
AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL 7 PM...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-122000-
MAFOR 1215/
HURON NORTH 11210 11220 12239 11339 11320 11410 11506. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS SUNDAY MORNING.
220002.

HURON SOUTH 12210 11310 11329 12429 11419 11519. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.
220002.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

MR

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