Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALES OVER LAKE HURON THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN REDEVELOPING
SUNDAY...

.WESTERLY WIND GUSTS TO GALES OVER MUCH OVER LAKE HURON THIS
AFTERNOON WILL COME TO AN END THIS EVENING, AS A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE ARRIVES TOMORROW MORNING OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES.
HOWEVER, SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL QUICKLY INCREASE DURING SUNDAY AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT, WITH GALES LIKELY OVER CENTRAL SECTIONS OF LAKE
HURON. THE GALE WATCH FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO
GALE WARNING, WITH INNER SAGINAW BAY ADDED AS WELL. THE WEAKENING
COLD FRONT WILL TRACK THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING, WITH HIGH PRESSURE
LEADING TO LIGHT WINDS BY MONDAY MORNING. LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS CAN
THEN BE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MILDER AIR RETURNS TO THE
REGION.

LHZ422-261000-
/O.CAN.KDTX.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170225T2100Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0012.170225T2100Z-170226T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0011.170226T1500Z-170227T0300Z/
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  33 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 3
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 4 FEET.

* TIMING: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE
  EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES
  EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 34
  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 3 PM EST SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EST SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ363-421-441-462-261000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170226T0300Z/
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0012.170226T1500Z-170227T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0011.170226T1500Z-170227T0300Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 38 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 13 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EST
  SATURDAY.


* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING SUNDAY...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 38
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EST SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LHZ362-261000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170226T0900Z/
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0012.170226T1500Z-170227T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0011.170226T1500Z-170227T0300Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 14 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING SUNDAY...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 39
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 13 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EST SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LHZ361-260900-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170226T0900Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 37 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LHZ442-443-463-464-260300-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170226T0300Z/
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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 EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-260300-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170226T0300Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  31 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 3 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EST
  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.

&&

$$

HLO


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