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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
937 AM EDT WED APR 1 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...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND AGGRESSIVELY OVER THE
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES REGION THIS MORNING...PUSHING TO THE CAROLIZAS
BY TONIGHT. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK SLOWLY ACROSS FAR
WESTERN ONTARIO ON THURDAY BEFORE A SECONDARY LOW DEVELOPS OVER OHIO
FRIDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-012015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
937 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-012015-
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-
937 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-012015-
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-
937 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-012015-
MAFOR 0115/
HURON NORTH 11300 11310 12320 11330 13430. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THURSDAY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 220002.

HURON SOUTH 12200 12310 11320 13430. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 220001.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

JVC

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