Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1037 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

LMZ248-182345-
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Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
1037 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

The Small Craft Advisory is now in effect until 9 PM EST this
evening.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...Expect
  sustained winds of up to 19 knots from the southwest, with gusts
  up to 22 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 5
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 8 feet possible. Wave
  height forecasts are for ice free areas.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 11 AM EST
  Thursday with the largest waves expected around 5 PM EST
  Thursday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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.

&&

$$

LMZ250-182100-
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5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
1037 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...Expect
  sustained winds of up to 20 knots from the southwest, with gusts
  up to 23 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 3
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 4 feet possible. Wave height
  forecasts are for ice free areas.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 11 AM EST
  Thursday with the largest waves expected around 3 PM EST
  Thursday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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.

&&

$$

KCW


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