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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EDT THU AUG 21 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 WEAK SURFACE LOW FEATURE OF 29.80 INCHES WILL SLIDE
ACROSS SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BY FRIDAY BEFORE SLIPPING INTO THE
OHIO RIVER VALLEY. A BROAD SURFACE RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO EASTERN
CANADA THIS WEEKEND. THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE SURFACE RIDGE IS
EXPECTED TO EXPAND WESTWARD INFLUENCING MUCH OF LAKE HURON AND
SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND.

LHZ361-212000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-212000-
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-
947 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-212000-
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-
947 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-212000-
MAFOR 2115/
HURON NORTH 12700 11200 14300 11300. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

HURON SOUTH 11700 11800 12100 14200. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

$$

JVC

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