Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALES TO PERSIST OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON...

.A GALE WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN THIRD OF
LAKE HURON OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON AS WINDS VEER T0
THE NORTHWEST. COLDER AIR SPILLING INTO THE AREA WILL ALLOW STRONGER
WIND GUSTS TO MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE...CONTINUING THE THREAT FOR
GALES OVER THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE LAKE AND ALLOWING GUSTS TO
APPROACH 40 KNOTS.

LHZ363-421-422-441>443-462>464-300300-
/O.CAN.KDTX.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150330T0400Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
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-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
959 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-300300-
/O.CAN.KDTX.SC.Y.0079.000000T0000Z-150330T0400Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

$$

LHZ361-362-301400-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150330T2200Z/
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-
959 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 17 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

DG



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