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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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 OF 29.10 INCHES IS LIFTING STRAIGHT
NORTHWARD TO JAMES BAY THIS MORNING. THE LOW WILL THEN STALL OUT AND
SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH MIDWEEK. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
SLIDE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

LHZ361-212015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
340 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-212015-
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-
340 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-212015-
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-
340 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-212015-
MAFOR 2109/
HURON NORTH 15520 11520 11610. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TODAY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 7 FEET TONIGHT. 210305 210204.

HURON SOUTH 13520 11530 12520 12510. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 220204.

$$

JVC

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

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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