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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.00 INCHES...CENTERED OVER
THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES TONIGHT. THIS RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE
REGION THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE LOW PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS SOUTHERN
ONTARIO SENDS A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY.

LHZ361-060815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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


$$

LHZ362-363-060815-
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-
345 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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


$$

LHZ462>464-060815-
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-
345 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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


$$

LHZ461-060815-
MAFOR 0521/
HURON NORTH 14700 11700 11600 11500 11400. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11810 12800 14700 11800. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220102.

$$

BT

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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