Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
410 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...INCREASING NORTH WIND TO BUILD WAVES AND PRODUCE FREEZING
SPRAY...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTH END OF LAKE HURON DURING THE MORNING
WILL MAINTAIN INCREASING COVERAGE OF SNOW SQUALLS AND INCREASING
NORTH WIND AS IT DRIFTS TOWARD LAKE ONTARIO TODAY. A WIND HEADLINE
IS NOT ANTICIPATED BUT THE INCREASED WIND AND LONG NORTHERLY FETCH
WILL BUILD WAVE ACTION WELL INTO CRITERIA FOR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
BY TONIGHT AND LASTING INTO THURSDAY. THE NORTH WIND WILL ALSO BRING
A SURGE OF ARCTIC AIR ACROSS THE LAKE DURING THIS TIME THAT WILL
MAINTAIN SNOW SQUALLS AND SUPPORT INCREASINGLY FAVORABLE FREEZING
SPRAY POTENTIAL BY WEDNESDAY MORNING WHICH WILL LIKELY BECOME HEAVY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THE WIND WILL DIMINISH LATER THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE ARCTIC AIR MAINTAINS A HOLD ON THE REGION INTO
NEXT WEEKEND.

LHZ441>443-092145-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0008.160209T0910Z-160211T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.UP.W.0002.160211T0000Z-160211T1200Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
410 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO
7 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO
BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
EST THURSDAY.

* EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 7
  AM EST THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  7 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EST
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM EST
  THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ362-363-462>464-092145-
/O.NEW.KDTX.UP.W.0002.160211T0000Z-160211T1200Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
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-
410 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO
7 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY.

* EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 7
  AM EST THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

&&

$$

BT



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