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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
341 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

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...30.50 INCHES...WILL EXPAND FROM THE
CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY TO THE OHIO VALLEY BY FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE...30.10 INCHES...WILL HOLD NEARLY STATIONARY
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. THE
SURFACE HIGH WILL MOVE TO THE EAST ON SATURDAY WHILE A WEAK SURFACE
LOW TRACK ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES...SENDING A COLD FRONT
ACROSS THE REGION LATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-042115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
341 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


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LHZ362-363-042115-
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-
341 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


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LHZ462>464-042115-
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-
341 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE...BACKING TO THE EAST BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.


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LHZ461-042115-
MAFOR 0410/
HURON NORTH 12710 13700 12600 11500. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 210305 210203.

HURON SOUTH 12710 14600 12610. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TODAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 210305
210204.

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SS

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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