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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
934 AM EDT SAT JUL 16 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...AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES...WILL
CONTINUE BUILDING INTO THE REGION TODAY AND WILL HOLD OVER THE GREAT
LAKES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.50
INCHES...WILL TRACK THROUGH THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT
DROPPING A COLD FRONT SLOWLY THROUGH THE REGION OVERNIGHT INTO
MONDAY.

LHZ361-162000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
934 AM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-162000-
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-
934 AM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
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...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-162000-
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-
934 AM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-162000-
MAFOR 1615/
HURON NORTH 11600 11500 15400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

HURON SOUTH 11600 11500 13300 13400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220101.

$$

HLO

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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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