Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
401 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN...

.SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION
TODAY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS. WITH A
PERSISTENT SOUTHWESTERLY WIND FORECASTED FOR TODAY...WILL ISSUE A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR SAGINAW BAY AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH TO ACCOUNT FOR THE
FUNNELLING OF WINDS. THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.
DRY CONDITIONS ARE THE EXPECTED THURSDAY AND MUCH OF FRIDAY.

LHZ421-422-441-272000-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0094.150527T0801Z-150528T0200Z/
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-
401 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 18 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 28 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 3 PM WEDNESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM 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.

&&

$$

CB


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