Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
729 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINDS AND WAVES WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE TODAY...

.MARINE OBSERVATIONS STILL SUGGEST GALE FORCE WINDS ARE
ONGOING ACROSS SOUTHERN LAKE HURON AND WESTERN LAKE ERIE. THE WINDS
AND WAVES WILL STEADILY DECREASE DURING THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST AND WEAKENS THE GRADIENT OVER
THE ERN GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL THEN INFLUENCE THE REGION
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND PROVIDING RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS IN
COMPARISON TO THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. S-SW WINDS WILL INCREASE
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. WARMER AIR WILL ALSO FILTER INTO THE REGION
WILL WILL BOOST THE STABILITY OVER THE LAKES AND WILL SUPPRESS THE
MAGNITUDE OF THE WINDS.

LHZ421-422-012200-
/O.CAN.KDTX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141101T1200Z/
/O.EXA.KDTX.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141101T2200Z/
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-
729 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  11 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 16 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM SATURDAY.

THE GALE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ363-011230-
/O.CAN.KDTX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141101T1600Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
729 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS CANCELLED THE
GALE WARNING.

$$

LEZ444-011600-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141101T1600Z/
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
729 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 31
  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 7 AM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM SATURDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LHZ441>443-462>464-011600-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141101T1600Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
729 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS UP TO 33
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 17 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM SATURDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LCZ460-012200-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141101T2200Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
729 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH 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 7 AM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM SATURDAY.

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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