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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 AM EDT SUN APR 19 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 30.40 INCHES...CENTERED OVER
THE ONTARIO/QUEBEC BORDER WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EASTWARD AS LOW PRESSURE
MOVES INTO THE REGION. THIS LOW...AVERAGING 29.50 INCHES...OVER THE
OHIO VALLEY WILL DEEPEN TO 29.20 INCHES AS IT LIFTS INTO LOWER
MICHIGAN TODAY AND TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO ONTARIO
ON MONDAY WITH A COLD FRONT SWEEPING EASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA IN ITS
WAKE.

LHZ361-192015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
350 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-192015-
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-
350 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ462>464-192015-
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-
350 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-192015-
MAFOR 1909/
HURON NORTH 12220 12230 11220 11236 11336 11326. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT.
210204 210305.

HURON SOUTH 11220 11320 11210 11220 11320 13326. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. 210103 210204.

$$

DRK

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