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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 PM 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 PUSH TO THE CAROLINAS BY
TONIGHT. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK SLOWLY ACROSS FAR WESTERN
ONTARIO ON THURDAY BEFORE A SECONDARY LOW DEVELOPS OVER OHIO FRIDAY
NIGHT.

LHZ361-020815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF 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...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-020815-
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-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. 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...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-020815-
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-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-020815-
MAFOR 0203/
HURON NORTH 14430 11430 11526 11626 11610. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
THURSDAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY
EVENING. 210305 210507.

HURON SOUTH 11420 14430 11436 11526 11720. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
THURSDAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY
EVENING. 210204 210305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

MR

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