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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
946 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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...Low pressure, 29.40 inches, will move across eastern
Canada today. High pressure, 30.00 inches, will expand across the
western Great Lakes today and track across Lower Michigan on
Wednesday. Low pressure is then forecast to race east across the
northern Ohio Valley from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday
night. By Thursday, this system will continue east to New England.
Strong high pressure will then expand into the region from the west
by Friday.

LHZ361-172015-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
946 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Numerous snow
showers late in the morning...then a chance of showers early in
the afternoon. Scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers
until early morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ362-363-172015-
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-
946 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 30 knots. Numerous
snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. A chance of
showers in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then veering
to the northwest 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in
the afternoon. A chance of snow showers until late afternoon. A
chance of showers early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ462>464-172015-
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-
946 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Numerous snow showers
in the late morning and early afternoon. A chance of showers
early in the afternoon...then scattered snow showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
after midnight. Scattered snow showers early in the evening.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers and
showers early in the evening...then rain and snow showers likely
in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
4 to 6 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
morning...then becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Snow showers likely early in the
morning. A chance of showers. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots.
Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening
and early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ461-172015-
MAFOR 1715/
HURON NORTH 12737 11730 12720 13710. A chance of showers this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Occasional wave height around 10
feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Occasional wave height around 8 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
Wednesday morning. 220507.

HURON SOUTH 11627 11727 13720 13710. A chance of showers this
afternoon. Scattered snow showers this evening. Waves 5 to 7
feet. Occasional wave height around 10 feet this afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Wednesday morning. 220507.

$$

SF

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