Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...SOUTHERLY WINDS TO INCREASE TONIGHT OVER LAKE HURON BEFORE
SWITCHING TO THE WEST ON MONDAY...

.SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
EXITS EAST. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL FOCUS OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF
LAKE HURON. WINDS WILL INCREASE FURTHER TONIGHT AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT STRENGTHENS IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. EXPECT
WIND GUSTS TOPPING OUT AROUND 30 KNOTS OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
HURON. WIND GUSTS OVER NEARSHORE WATERS LOOK TO BE REACHING AROUND
25 KNOTS. THIS COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS TO THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. IN ITS WAKE, STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW WITH
GUSTS APPROACHING GALE FORCE OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON TOMORROW AND
TOMORROW EVENING. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ON TUESDAY, IF
NOT INCREASE SLIGHTLY MORE, AS MUCH COLDER AIR FILTERS INTO THE
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES.

LHZ421-422-441>443-252015-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0054.160926T0200Z-160928T0200Z/
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-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 PM EDT TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 6 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT MONDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EDT 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.

&&

$$

CB



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