Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
401 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GUSTY WINDS AND LARGE WAVES OVER LAKE HURON TODAY...

.WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHEAST TODAY BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A
COLD FRONT. WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 25 AND 30 KNOTS
TODAY OVER LAKE HURON. THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ALSO ALLOW
WAVE HEIGHTS TO BUILD AS HIGH AS 8 FEET OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF
THE LAKE. WINDS AND LARGE WAVES WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TRACKS EAST AND A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL
REMAIN OVERHEAD DURING THE MID-WEEK PERIOD...ALLOWING FOR CALMER
CONDITIONS.

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OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
401 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 29 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 10 AM TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM TUESDAY.

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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HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
401 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 29 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 4 PM TUESDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM TUESDAY.

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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INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
401 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 26 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 12 PM TUESDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

HLO



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