Marine Weather Message
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WHUS73 KDTX 311956
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...GUSTY WINDS OVER THE NEARSHORE WATERS INTO THE EVENING...

.WESTERLY WIND GUSTS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A SURFACE TROUGH. GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH
AROUND 25 KNOTS...AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
ALL NEARSHORE WATERS. WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED OVER THE OPEN
WATERS OF LAKE HURON TONIGHT...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS BETWEEN 15 AND
20 KNOTS...BUT WILL BECOME LIGHTER OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA.
ANOTHER TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO WORK EAST ACROSS MICHIGAN ON
SATURDAY...AGAIN INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS FOR THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WITH THE POSITION OF THE TROUGH EXPECTED TO BE A LITTLE
FURTHER SOUTH TOMORROW...THE STRONGEST GUSTS SHOULD REMAIN OVER LAKE
ST CLAIR AND WESTERN LAKE ERIE...AND ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN UNDER 25
KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE BOTH FOR
THE REMAINDER OF TODAY AND ON SATURDAY AS THE TWO WEAK TROUGHS PASS
THROUGH THE AREA...MAINLY OVER LAKE HURON.

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ421-422-441>443-010000-
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LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
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-
356 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 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 FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM 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.

&&

$$

HLO


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