Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

...ELEVATED WINDS DEVELOPING OVER WESTERLY LAKE ERIE...

.FAIRLY LIGHT WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FOR
THE BETTER PART OF THE UPCOMING WEAK. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING
THROUGH UP THROUGH LAKE ERIE THIS EVENING WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY
HIGHER WINDS OVER WESTERN LAKE ERIE INTO THE OVERNIGHT. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FOR
INCREASED WIND GUSTS. WINDS WILL WEAKEN LATE TONIGHT AS THE LOW
LIFTS INTO ONTARIO. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL THEN DROP INTO
REGION ON TUESDAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN LOW PRESSURE RETURNING OVER
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES.

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MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 16 KNOTS FROM THE EAST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 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 7 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

DRK



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