Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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WHUS73 KDTX 280856
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...DIMINISHING WINDS THROUGH THE MORNING...

.RECENT OBSERVATIONS ACROSS NORTHERN LAKE HURON INDICATE WINDS ARE
DIMINISHING IN SPEED EARLY THIS MORNING.  THIS WILL SUPPORT ALLOWING
THE ONGOING GALE WARNING AND SMALL CRAFT HEADLINES TO EXPIRE AS
SCHEDULED.  A MODEST WESTERLY WIND WILL REMAIN IN PLACE TODAY.
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWESTERLY AS MUCH COLDER AIR FUNNELS IN
THROUGH THE EARLY WEEK PERIOD.  DESPITE THIS WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN
AT MODERATE LEVELS BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY.  THERE WILL BE SOME
INCREASE IN WINDS BY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.  THIS WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF WEST OR SOUTHWEST GALES OVER PORTIONS OF
LAKE HURON DURING THIS TIME.

LHZ361-362-281000-
/O.EXP.KDTX.GL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-141228T0900Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
356 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING...

THE GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 28
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 7 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM SUNDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM SUNDAY.

$$

LHZ421-422-441-281000-
/O.EXP.KDTX.SC.Y.0067.000000T0000Z-141228T0900Z/
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-
356 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 14 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  18 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 AM SUNDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM SUNDAY.

$$

MR


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