Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
530 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

LHZ421-422-441-462-292245-
530 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE BAY AND NORTHERN THUMB
SHORELINE...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  INNER AND OUTER SAGINAW BAY...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI...

AT 525 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATED A
STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM OSCODA TO BIG RAPIDS MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL SHIFT SUDDENLY TO THE NORTHWEST WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS AND BRING A SHARP TEMPERATURE DROP OF NEAR 25
DEGREES IN ABOUT 30 MINUTES. AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE ALONG WITH A THICK INCREASE AND CLOUDS AND POSSIBLY LOW
VISIBILITY IN FOG.

THE FRONT WILL BE NEAR...
POINT AU GRES AROUND 600 PM EDT.
CHARITY ISLAND AROUND 620 PM EDT.
PINCONNING AROUND 635 PM EDT.
LINWOOD AND PORT AUSTIN AROUND 700 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS ON THE LAKE AND BAY SHOULD PLAN FOR THE EXPECTED FRONTAL
PASSAGE AS CONDITIONS WILL CHANGE SUDDENLY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4418 8226 4385 8217 4385 8265 4401 8277
      4406 8297 4400 8307 4391 8335 4390 8333
      4370 8348 4370 8354 4358 8368 4366 8391
      4371 8394 4375 8396 4399 8385 4399 8369
      4405 8367 4406 8359 4419 8356

$$

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