Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS TO DEVELOP FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT BEHIND AN
ARCTIC COLD FRONT...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN AS IT TRACKS FROM LAKE SUPERIOR
TO SOUTH OF LAKE ERIE BY FRIDAY EVENING. AS THE SYSTEM DROPS THROUGH
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES...IT WILL PULL AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT DOWN
ACROSS THE REGION. THE COLD AIR WILL FILL IN OVER THE WARMER LAKE
WATERS...ALLOWING A STRONG CORE OF WINDS ALOFT TO MIX DOWN TO THE
LAKE SURFACE. GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
LAKE HURON ON FRIDAY...AND SPREAD TO LAKE ST CLAIR AND WESTERN LAKE
ERIE BY FRIDAY NIGHT. THE STRONG AND PERSISTENT NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
ALLOW WAVE HEIGHTS TO BUILD AS HIGH AS 15 FEET OVER THE SOUTHERN
PORTION OF LAKE HURON BY FRIDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH ON SATURDAY AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES INTO THE
AREA. LARGE WAVES OVER SOUTHERN LAKE HURON WILL BE SLOW TO SUBSIDE
HOWEVER...NOT DROPPING BELOW 4 FEET UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.

LHZ361-310900-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0016.141031T1200Z-141031T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1200Z-141101T0000Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  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 11 AM FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ363-441-462-310900-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0016.141031T1200Z-141101T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1500Z-141101T1200Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 16 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 23 FEET.

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

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.

&&

$$

LHZ421-422-310900-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0016.141031T1200Z-141101T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1500Z-141101T1200Z/
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-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 15 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 22 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ463-464-310900-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0016.141031T2000Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1800Z-141101T1400Z/
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 36 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS UP TO 43
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 15 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 22 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ362-310900-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0016.141031T1200Z-141101T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1200Z-141101T0600Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 2 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 44
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 19 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ442-443-310900-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0016.141031T2000Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1800Z-141101T1400Z/
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 43
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 20 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-310900-
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141101T0000Z-141101T1400Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
401 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 38
  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 1 AM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

HLO


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