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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT FRI MAY 15 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.90 INCHES...OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES WILL TRACK INTO SOUTHERN ONTARIO TONIGHT. THE WEAK FRONT
TRAILING THE LOW WILL STALL OVER THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES SATURDAY
AND PROVIDE A FOCUS FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE
MOVING NORTHWARD THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. WARM
AND INCREASINGLY MOIST CONDITIONS UNDER A LIGHT SOUTHERLY WIND FIELD
WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT PERIODIC SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO
MONDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS SET TO SWEEP THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES
TUESDAY.

LHZ361-160815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
352 PM EDT FRI MAY 15 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-160815-
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-
352 PM EDT FRI MAY 15 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-160815-
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-
352 PM EDT FRI MAY 15 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-160815-
MAFOR 1521/
HURON NORTH 11310 11300 11400 11500 11600 12700 11800.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11400 12200 11300 11700 13100. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS. 220002.

$$

BT

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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