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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 PM EDT WED AUG 17 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...A WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.00
INCHES...WILL LINGER ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.70 INCHES WILL THEN LIFT INTO THE
REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-180800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
340 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-180800-
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-
340 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-180800-
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-
340 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-180200-
MAFOR 1721/
HURON NORTH 11309 11600 14700 12600. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220101.

HURON SOUTH 11409 12700 11800 14700. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220101.

$$

DG

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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