Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING BETWEEN 25 TO 35 KNOTS OVER LAKE HURON
LATE TODAY...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES TODAY...
USHERING IN A COLDER AND MORE UNSTABLE AIRMASS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
WINDS INCREASING AS THEY BECOME NORTHWESTERLY DURING THE DAY. WITH
ENHANCED LAKE HURON TROUGHING...A SHORT PERIOD OF MARGINAL GALES
APPEARS LIKELY...AND HAVE ISSUED GALE WARNING FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT THIS AFTERNOON
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. FARTHER SOUTH...WINDS WILL GUST BETWEEN 25
TO 30 KNOTS...CLIPPING THE NEARSHORE WATERS AND LEADING TO HIGH
WAVES OVER SOUTHERN LAKE HURON TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING.
CONSEQUENTLY...HAVE ISSUED SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR ALL NEARSHORE
WATERS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF INNER SAGINAW BAY. A WARM FRONT
LIFTING INTO THE REGION FRIDAY WILL FLIP THE WINDS TO THE
SOUTHWEST/SOUTH BY FRIDAY EVENING...WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS
EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF LAKE HURON BEFORE MILDER AIR AND GREATER
STABILITY ARRIVES OVER THE WEEKEND.

LHZ363-270945-
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LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
342 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS CANCELLED THE
GALE WATCH.

$$

LHZ362-272045-
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/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0030.141127T1900Z-141128T0300Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
342 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EST
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
EST THIS EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 36
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LHZ421-441>443-272045-
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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-
342 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

SF



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