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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM 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 BUILD ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES TODAY. 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.

LHZ361-282015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-282015-
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-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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


$$

LHZ462>464-282015-
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-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...BACKING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE...
THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-282015-
MAFOR 2815/
HURON NORTH 13710 11610 12510 11520 11530. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET SUNDAY MORNING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11810 12710 11500 11400 11410 11510 11420.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY MORNING. 220103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

JVC

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