Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1012 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...INCREASING NORTHEAST WIND TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.A PERIOD OF MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEGINNING
TODAY. DESPITE THE HIGHER DEGREE OF STABILITY OVER THE WATERS,
THIS FAVORABLE TRAJECTORY MAY GENERATE STRONGER GUSTS OVER SAGINAW
BAY. THIS WILL WARRANT A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY OVER THE BAY
AROUND TO PORT SANILAC. THE LONG DURATION WILL THEN MAINTAIN
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS THROUGH THURSDAY. EASTWARD EXIT OF
THIS LOW WILL BRING IMPROVING CONDITIONS BY FRIDAY.

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PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1012 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM
EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 4
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 6 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM 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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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-
1012 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 29 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 4 PM EDT
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM 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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