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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1009 AM EDT FRI APR 22 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...A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY AS
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES EAST OUT OF THE REGION. HIGH PRESSURE
OF 30.20 INCHES WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES IN THE
WAKE OF THIS FRONT. THIS HIGH WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AND
THEN BUILD TO THE EAST.

LHZ361-222000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1009 AM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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


$$

LHZ362-363-222000-
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-
1009 AM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ462>464-222000-
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-
1009 AM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-222000-
MAFOR 2215/
HURON NORTH 11810 12710 11700 11810 12110 11100. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12820 12810 11820 13110. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.
220204.

$$

CB

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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