Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS THURSDAY...

.A PASSING COLD FRONT WILL BRING A PARTIAL COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE WATERS THIS EVENING FOR SAGINAW BAY AND POINTS EAST AND
SOUTH. ISOLATED STORMS APPROACHING SEVERE LIMITS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH 8 P.M. LOCAL TIME. MODERATE SOUTH BREEZE WILL THEN VEER TO A
WNW DIRECTION TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY BEHIND THE FRONT. WIND GUSTS OF
25 KNOTS OVER LAND WILL LIKELY CARRY INTO AT LEAST A PORTION OF THE
NEARSHORE ZONES. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES HAVE THEREFORE BEEN ISSUED
FOR ALL NEARSHORE ZONES FOR THURSDAY. ISOLATED GUSTS TO NEAR-GALES
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHERN TIP OF LAKE HURON DURING THIS
TIME. A SIMILAR SETUP MAY NECESSITATE ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES DURING
THE DAY FRIDAY.

LHZ421-422-441-301500-
/O.NEW.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-
342 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  27 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-LHZ442-443-301500-
/O.NEW.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-
342 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 18 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  26 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.

&&

$$

JVC



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