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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL SLIDE
EAST OF THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...ALLOWING A WEAKENING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TO SWING THROUGH THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-162000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
943 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 2 PM. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 2 PM. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-162000-
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-
943 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 7 PM. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-162000-
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-
943 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 7 PM. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-162000-
MAFOR 1615/
HURON NORTH 11400 11310 14320 12330. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET THURSDAY
MORNING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11400 11300 11310 14320 11320. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.
220102.

$$

RK

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