Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING OVER LAKE HURON TONIGHT...

.A VERY COLD AIRMASS WILL BE USHERED INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW...AS NORTHERLY WINDS GUST UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER
LAKE HURON. AIRMASS WILL EVEN BE COLD ENOUGH TO GENERATE SNOW
SHOWERS...BUT MOSTLY OVER SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH FRIDAY NIGHT...AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE
REGION...LEADING TO LIGHT WINDS ON SATURDAY. SOUTHWEST WIND WILL
RAMP UP SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS WE GET INTO RETURN FLOW AROUND
THE HIGH AND A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. EXPECTING WINDS OF AT LEAST 25
KNOTS OVER MUCH OF LAKE HURON.

LHZ421-441-442-270800-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0077.150327T0400Z-150328T0400Z/
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-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 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 6 AM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM 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.

&&

$$

SF


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