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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 AM EDT MON AUG 22 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...THE CENTER OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...AT 30.20
INCHES...WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY BEFORE
BUILDING INTO THE EASTERN OHIO RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT. THE CENTER OF
THE SURFACE HIGH WILL THEN RETREAT TO THE MID ATLANTIC REGION BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AT 29.60 INCHES...WILL
TRACK NORTH OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-222015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
348 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

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-
348 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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-
348 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-222015-
MAFOR 2209/
HURON NORTH 11700 12600 11500 12410 12510. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT. 220202.

HURON SOUTH 12710 11600 11500 11400 11410 12510. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. 220202.

$$

DRC

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

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



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