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 EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...WINDS SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...

.GALE FORCE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE COMING TO AN END AS THE COLD
FRONT SLOWLY WORKS THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. GOOD
SURGE OF LOW LEVEL ADVECTION WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT LATE
TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW...BUT WIND GUST SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO HOLD IN
THE 25 TO 30 KNOT RANGE. SURFACE RIDGE BUILDING INTO THE AREA
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL ALLOW WINDS TO DIMINISH...BECOMING LIGHT ON
THURSDAY. LIGHT WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO FRIDAY AS STRONG SURFACE HIGH
BUILDS INTO THE OHIO VALLEY.

LHZ362-363-421-462>464-250000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150225T0000Z/
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-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
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-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WIND: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO
  29 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 39 KNOTS.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM TUESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ422-441>443-250000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150225T0000Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
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 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WIND: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO
  28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 37 KNOTS.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM TUESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LHZ361-250000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150225T0000Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WIND: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21
  KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM TUESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

SF


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