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FZUS63 KDTX 170153
GLFLH

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE...30.10 INCHES...WILL EXTEND ACROSS
LAKE HURON TONIGHT WHILE A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY PROVIDES FOCUS FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER LAKE ST CLAIR AND LAKE ERIE.
WARM AND INCREASINGLY MOIST CONDITIONS UNDER LIGHT WIND WILL
CONTINUE TO SUPPORT FOG AND PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO
MONDAY. STRONG LOW PRESSURE TRACKING INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES
WILL SEND THE NEXT COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY EVENING.

LHZ361-170815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
953 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-170815-
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-
953 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-170815-
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-
953 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD FOG.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
LATE MORNING. WIDESPREAD FOG EARLY. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS LATE.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-170815-
MAFOR 1703/
HURON NORTH 11303 12203 13213 11313 11319. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.
220001.

HURON SOUTH 12103 11203 14303 11300. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220101.

$$

DRK

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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