Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...INCREASED NORTH WINDS AND HIGH WAVES TONIGHT...

.COLD FRONT MAKING PROGRESS ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES THIS EVENING AND
WILL CONTINUE ITS TREK SOUTHEAST. WINDS SWITCHING TO NORTHWEST
BEHIND THE FRONT WITH COLD AND DENSE AIR BEHIND WILL SET THE STAGE
FOR LOWER STABILITY IN LAKE HURON TONIGHT. WINDS EXPECTED TO TURN
MORE NORTHERLY INTO THE NIGHT...CREATING A DECENT FETCH AND HIGHER
WAVE HEIGHTS IN THE OPEN WATERS...OUTER SAGINAW BAY...AND ON TO
HARBOR BEACH. THE ONSET OF HIGHER WAVES IS EXPECTED AFTER
10PM...SPARING RECREATIONAL BOATERS. SMALLCRAFT ADVISORY STILL IN
PLACE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

LHZ421-441-270915-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0022.140827T0200Z-140827T1400Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 16 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  18 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 3 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EDT
  TUESDAY.

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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