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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 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 30.20 INCHES...WILL LARGELY
DOMINATE THE WEATHER INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE A
COMPACT CLIPPER DIVING THROUGH THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES LAYING OUT A
COLD FRONT ON EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THEN A LARGE AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.40 INCHES...WILL TRACK INTO THE REGION
AND WILL DEEPEN AS IT STALLS OVERHEAD THROUGH MID WEEK.

LHZ361-172015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 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-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

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


$$

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-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE...
THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-172015-
MAFOR 1709/
HURON NORTH 11710 11600 11610 11500 13400 11510. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11600 11700 11100 11300 11200 11300 11400
11500. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

$$

HLO

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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