Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
357 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...STONG NORTHEAST WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.FRESH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS FOCUSED OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
LAKE HURON THIS INTO TONIGHT WILL ALLOW FOR ELEVATED WAVE HEIGHTS IN
THE NEARSHORE WATERS THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS IN EXCESS
OF 4 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND, BUT
SHOULD HOVER MORE AROUND 10 KNOTS, ALLOWING FOR SIGNIFICANT WAVE
HEIGHTS IN THE 2 TO 4 FOOT RANGE.

LHZ421-422-441>443-300200-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-160730T0200Z/
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-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
357 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 17 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 5 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 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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