Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
413 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...STRONG NORTH WIND WILL BOOST WAVES TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.STRONG NORTH WIND OVER LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN WILL CARRY
AIR COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS WILL THEN EASE BACK DURING SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
OVERHEAD. SOUTHWEST WIND WILL THEN RAMP UP SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY AS THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE MIDWEST AND
WESTERN GREAT LAKES. SOUTHWEST GUSTS AROUND 25 KNOTS WILL BRING
BACK ENOUGH WARM AIR FOR MOSTLY RAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
COLDER AIR WILL RETURN MONDAY BUT NOT AS COLD AS THIS WEEKEND.

LHZ421-441-442-272015-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-150328T0400Z/
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-
413 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 6
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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