Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...COLD FRONT TO BRING STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS TO LAKE HURON...

.A COLD FRONT SET TO CROSS THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT WILL PROVIDE A
BOOST TO WIND SPEEDS OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL
BECOME NORTH AT 20KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 30KT. THE ONSHORE FLOW AND LONG
FETCH ACROSS LAKE HURON WILL AMPLIFY WAVE HEIGHTS THROUGH THE DAY.
OPEN WATERS CAN EXPECT SIG WAVES OVER 6 FEET WITH NEARSHORE AREAS IN
A SMALLCRAFT ADVISORY WITH SIG WAVES IN THE 3 TO 5 FOOT RANGE. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE AREA THURSDAY AND PROVIDE MORE IDEAL
MARINE CONDITIONS.

LHZ421-441>443-230145-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0017.140723T0900Z-140724T0200Z/
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-
944 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 10 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 10 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST 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 7 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

MM





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