Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

...STRONG SOUTHWESTLY WINDS OVER SAGINAW BAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.LATE DAY GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL EASE SOME TONIGHT AS NOCTURNAL
STABILITY TAKES HOLDS.  RENEWED GUSTINESS WILL THEN COMMENCE ON
TUESDAY AS THE REGION REMAINS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF UPPER LEVEL LOW
PRESSURE.  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 25 KNOTS MOST LIKELY OVER SAGINAW BAY,
WHERE A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY.
PERSISTENT SOUTHWEST TO WESTERLY WINDS WILL A MODEST INCREASE IN
SPEED AND GUSTINESS EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH THE MIDWEEK PERIOD.

LHZ421-422-300830-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-170531T0200Z/
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 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 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 4 PM EDT TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EDT MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

DRK


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