Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...RAPID ONSET OF SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON SAGINAW BAY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS BUT WILL SLOWLY GET PUSHED
SOUTHWARD BY A WEAKENING COLD FRONT DROPPING THROUGH THE REGION
TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL DO LITTLE MORE THAN SHIFT WINDS TO
THE NORTH AND PRODUCE SOME CLOUDS AS IT PASSES. WINDS WILL TURN TO
THE EAST SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY BEHIND THIS FRONT. GUSTS WILL ONCE
AGAIN INCREASE AND RANGE BETWEEN 20 AND 25 KNOTS ON MONDAY, MAINLY
OVER FAR NORTHERN LAKE HURON.

LHZ421-422-232000-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0032.170423T1800Z-170424T0200Z/
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-
400 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 21 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 7 PM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$

CB


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