Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GUSTY WINDS TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.SURFACE WINDS WILL TRANSITION THIS MORNING TO THE SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASE INTO THE 20 TO 30 KNOT RANGE OVER THE LAKE HURON BASIN.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE
NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO PORT HURON. TWO
SEPARATE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS ARE EXPECTED TO SLIDE EASTWARD
REMAINING TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH OF SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN. AN
ORGANIZED COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING OPENING
THE DOOR TO AN UNMODIFIED ARCTIC PUSH AND STRONGER WESTERLIES.
LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION CONTINUES TO SUGGEST THAT WEST WIND
SPEEDS WILL REMAIN IN THE 30 TO 34 KNOT RANGE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OVER AREA WATERS AND FRESH WESTERLY SURFACE FLOW
IS LIKELY TO HANG AROUND THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

LHZ421-422-062100-
/O.EXB.KDTX.SC.Y.0081.161207T0300Z-161208T0300Z/
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-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 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 10 AM EST
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EST
  WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ442-443-062100-
/O.EXT.KDTX.SC.Y.0081.161206T1500Z-161208T0300Z/
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 29 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 4 PM EST TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST 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.

&&

$$

LHZ441-062100-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0081.161206T1500Z-161208T0300Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 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 10 AM EST
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EST
  WEDNESDAY.

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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