Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND KEEPING WAVES HIGH TONIGHT...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WIND ACROSS THE SOUTHERN LAKE HURON WATERS WILL
GRADUALLY EASE TONIGHT AFTER A FRONTAL PASSAGE. THIS WILL MAINTAIN
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS TONIGHT OVER OUTER BAY DOWN TO
PORT SANILAC. THE WIND SHIFT WILL ALSO INTRODUCE A GREATER
POTENTIAL FOR SNOW SQUALL DEVELOPMENT OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
HURON TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE SOUTH OF THE
GREAT LAKES WILL THEN ALLOW MODERATE WINDS TO TAKE HOLD FOR THE
END OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE NEXT LOW SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.


LHZ443-090415-
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PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1003 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

$$

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LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1003 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

$$

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OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1003 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST THURSDAY.

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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PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1003 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 26 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 12 AM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST THURSDAY.

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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