Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1007 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG SOUTHWEST WIND WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.A PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY MOVING EAST
THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY AND LOW PRESSURE IN CENTRAL CANADA WILL
MAINTAIN GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE MIDWEEK PERIOD. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR
SAGINAW BAY AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON FROM PORT
AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH.

LHZ421-422-441-182030-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0068.171018T1400Z-171019T1400Z/
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-
1007 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM
EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 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 12 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT
  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.

&&

$$

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