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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
334 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL BUILD FROM MANITOBA
INTO LOWER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL
EXPAND INTO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES ON MONDAY AND REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY THROUGH TUESDAY. A DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS
FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-222015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
334 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ362-363-222015-
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-
334 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ462>464-222015-
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-
334 AM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-222015-
MAFOR 2209/
HURON NORTH 11822 12720 13730 11720 11820. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 210507 210305.

HURON SOUTH 11822 11810 11710 11720 11710 12720 11820.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 210507 210305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DRK/SC

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