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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

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 OF 30.40 INCHES WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AS
IT SETTLES SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 28.80
INCHES WILL THEN MOVE OVER OVER HUDSON BAY AND FORCE A COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE AREA ON MONDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT...A LARGE AREA
OF HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.70 INCHES WILL GRADUALLY SETTLE INTO THE
GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.


LHZ361-200800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING DECREASING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH.
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON. RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-200800-
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 SUN MAR 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOT GALES EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SNOW AND
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-200800-
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 SUN MAR 19 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON. RAIN.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-200800-
MAFOR 1921/
HURON NORTH 11400 14410 12510 11600. A CHANCE OF RAIN
OVERNIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY. 220002.

HURON SOUTH 12400 14410 11410 11500. A CHANCE OF RAIN MONDAY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY. 220001.

$$

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