Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE INCREASING TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT...WITH 25 KNOT GUSTS EXPECTED ACROSS ALL NEARSHORE
WATERS...AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL CONTINUE. COLD FRONT
ARRIVING TONIGHT LOOKS TO TRIGGER THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH COULD BE
SEVERE...PRODUCING WINDS OF 50 KNOTS.  WINDS WILL TURN WEST AND THEN
NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT DURING MONDAY. WIND SPEEDS MONDAY LOOK TO
BE GREATEST OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON...WHERE THEY WILL REACH BETWEEN
15 TO 25 KNOTS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AS COOLER AIR
SETTLES OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES REGION. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER LAKE HURON DURING THIS
TIME FRAME AS WELL.

LHZ421-422-022000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0111.150802T1400Z-150803T0800Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 6 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM SUNDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ441>443-022000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0111.150802T1400Z-150803T0800Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
400 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 27 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 6 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

SF



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