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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EDT WED JUL 20 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...RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES...WILL
BEGIN TO BREAK DOWN AND RETREAT TO THE MID ATLANTIC TODAY. A WEAK
SURFACE TROUGH...AT 29.80 INCHES...WILL TRAVERSE THE NORTHER GREAT
LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT. A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE AXIS OF 30.00 INCHES WILL
THEN BUILD INTO THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES BY SATURDAY.

LHZ361-202000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
942 AM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

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-
942 AM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

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


$$

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-
942 AM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

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


$$

LHZ461-202000-
MAFOR 2015/
HURON NORTH 14400 12410 12500. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220101.

HURON SOUTH 13400 13410 12510. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220101.

$$

DG

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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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