Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...GUSTY WINDS THROUGH FRIDAY...

.SOUTH-SOUTHEAST WINDS GENERALLY IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE THIS
AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST TOMORROW BEHIND THE COLD FRONT
WHICH IS TRACKING THROUGH THIS EVENING. POST FRONTAL COLD AIR
ADVECTION WILL BOOST THE OVER-LAKE INSTABILITY PROFILE, AND ALLOW
FOR PEAK WIND GUSTS MORE IN THE 20 TO 30 KNOT RANGE. WIND AND WAVES
WILL THEN DECREASE OVER THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT LAKES REGION.

LHZ443-180830-
/O.EXB.KDTX.SC.Y.0055.170818T1600Z-170819T0000Z/
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 16 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  24 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 2
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 2 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM EDT 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.

&&

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-180830-
/O.EXB.KDTX.SC.Y.0055.170818T1600Z-170819T0000Z/
LAKE ST CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
352 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 16 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  23 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 2
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 2 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EDT 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.

&&

$$

LHZ441-442-180830-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-170819T0000Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
352 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  27 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 5
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT 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.

&&

$$

LHZ421-422-180830-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0055.170818T1400Z-170819T0000Z/
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-
352 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 5
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT 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.

&&

$$

MR



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