Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...GUSTY EASTERLY FLOW KEEPING WAVE HEIGHTS ELEVATED TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE THAT HAD BEEN STALLED OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WILL FINALLY
LIFT NORTHWARD OVER THE WEEKEND. FRESH EASTERLY/NORTHEASTERLY FLOW
WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT ALONG THE NORTHERN PERIPHERY OF THIS LOW,
PROMPTING A CONTINUATION OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HEADLINES INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH FROM SOUTH TO NORTH SATURDAY
INTO SUNDAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVES OVERHEAD AND THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT SLACKENS. SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO BE LIKELY OVER THE WEEKEND IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS
SYSTEM. CONDITIONS WILL BECOME SLIGHTLY UNSTABLE OVER THE WATERS AS
THE UPPER LOW MOVES OVERHEAD, SO WATERSPOUTS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE
SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. A MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY WIND WILL SET UP ON
MONDAY AS THE LOW EXITS TO THE EAST AND A DRYING TREND WILL ENSUE.

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OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE EAST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  27 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 7
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EDT SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
349 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 4 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

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

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.

&&

$$

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INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
349 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 4 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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LAKE ST. CLAIR-
349 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 3
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 4 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EDT FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

DRK



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