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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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 30.30 INCHES WILL HOLD ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THEN REMAINS
ON TRACK TO MOVE NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR DURING SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM
WILL PULL WARMER AIR INTO THE REGION INITIALLY BEFORE THE ASSOCIATED
COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN SUNDAY
NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE IN BRIEFLY DURING MONDAY.

LHZ361-290815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
946 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-290815-
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 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
18 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462-463-290815-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
946 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ464-290815-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
946 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BACKING
TO THE NORTHEAST...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ461-290815-
MAFOR 2903/
HURON NORTH 12510 11520 11530 11440 11440 19450 11447 19457
11547 19557. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET
SUNDAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15
FEET SUNDAY EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 13410 11420 12430 11446 11547 19557. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET SUNDAY EVENING. 220002.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DG

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