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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
948 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 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, 29.50 inches, will move from Missouri this
morning to central Ohio by evening, weakening to 29.60 inches. The
low will move to the Mid Atlantic by Thursday morning as high
pressure expands across the upper Midwest. This high pressure, 30.60
inches, will build into the Great Lakes region on Friday and will
remain over the region through the weekend.

LHZ361-182015-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
948 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or
less.


$$

LHZ362-363-182015-
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-
948 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow and rain in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. 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.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.


$$

LHZ462>464-182015-
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-
948 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow early in the evening...then snow
likely and a chance of rain in the late evening and early
morning. A chance of snow early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in the
late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow early in the
morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to
30 knots until early morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon...then backing to the west late in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or
less.


$$

LHZ461-182015-
MAFOR 1815/
HURON NORTH 12710 11800 11810 13820 11830. Waves 1 to 3 feet
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Thursday morning. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11700 13800 11810 11820 12830. A chance of rain
and snow in the evening...then a chance of snow and rain
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional
wave height around 12 feet Thursday morning. 220204.

$$

DRC

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