Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...

.GUSTY WINDS ON WEDNESDAY WILL EVENTUALLY SLACKEN AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE TROUGH PUSH TO THE EAST OVERNIGHT.
SNOW SHOWERS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING AS THE TROUGH
SWINGS THROUGH. AS WESTERLY/NORTHWESTERLY FLOW IS MAINTAINED THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR OUTER SAGINAW BAY
ALONG WITH LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH WILL BE
CONTINUED.  HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN ON THURSDAY WHICH WILL
BRING LIGHTER NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE MARINE AREAS.

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HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  23 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 4
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM WEDNESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

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LAKE ST. CLAIR-
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 16 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  21 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 WEDNESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

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MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

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

$$

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INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 16 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  21 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 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

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OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 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 5 PM WEDNESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM 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.

&&

$$

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