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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 AM EDT WED APR 22 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...LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.20 INCHES...CURRENTLY OVER
THE JAMES BAY WILL START TO SHIFT OFF TOWARDS THE EAST COAST OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS.  THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SLIDE THROUGH
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

LHZ361-362-222015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
358 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-222015-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
358 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-222015-
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-
358 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-222015-
MAFOR 2209/
HURON NORTH 11620 11720 11630 12630 19650 11730 19750 12730.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT.
210103 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11520 11617 12717 14720. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE TODAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
6 FEET TONIGHT. 220103.

$$

JVC

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