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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
410 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS TODAY...

.POST FRONTAL WNW WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
TIGHTENS AND DEEP MIXING COMMENCES. WINDS WILL GUST TO AROUND 25
KNOTS OVER LAND WHICH WILL LIKELY CARRY INTO THE NEARSHORE ZONES TO
SOME DEGREE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR ALL NEARSHORE
ZONES FOR TODAY TO ACCOUNT FOR THE INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW. A
SIMILAR SETUP MAY NECESSITATE ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES DURING THE DAY
FRIDAY.

LHZ421-422-441-310000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0109.150730T1500Z-150731T0000Z/
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-
410 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE WEST 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 2 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM THURSDAY.

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-LHZ442-443-310000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0109.150730T1800Z-150731T0000Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
410 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 18 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 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 THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

DRK



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