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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KDTX 071348
GLFLH

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 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
A COLD FRONT AVERAGING 29.80 INCHES WILL PASS
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.10
INCHES WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. A COMPACT LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHERN OHIO VALLEY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

LHZ361-072015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
948 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.



LHZ362-363-072015-
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-
948 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

REST OF TODAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH
LATE. PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.



LHZ462>464-072015-
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-
948 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTH BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.



LHZ461-072015-
MAFOR 0715/
HURON NORTH 11726 14720 11820 12810. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING. 210204
210305.

HURON SOUTH 11626 11836 14820 11810 11110. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY MORNING. 210203 210305.



SS

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)