Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...NORTHERLY WINDS WILL BUILD WAVE HEIGHTS TONIGHT...

.WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT HAS LEAD TO
INCREASED STABILITY OVER THE COOL LAKES KEEPING WINDS AND WAVES
MINIMAL. THE FRONT WILL DROP SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION LATE THIS
AFTERNOON SWITCHING WINDS AROUND TO NORTHERLY. COLD AIR ADVECTION
WITH THIS INCREASED NORTHERLY FLOW WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED WAVE
HEIGHTS ALONG SOME OF THE LAKE HURON SHORELINE WHICH WILL
NECESSITATE A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. IN ADDITION...SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS TRIGGERED BY THE FRONT WILL BE STRONG TO POSSIBLY
SEVERE IN THE EVENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL OUT JUST TO THE SOUTH OF
THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES DURING THE MID WEEK PERIOD...WITH HIGH
PRESSURE ARRIVING OVER LOWER MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY.

LHZ421-441-262015-
/O.NEW.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-
355 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS 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 NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 19 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 4 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY.

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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