Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
316 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS WAVES THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT...

.NORTHEAST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 25 KNOTS OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON
EXTENDING INTO SAGINAW BAY THIS AFTERNOON, BUT WITH HIGH PRESSURE
OVER EASTERN CANADA RETREATING TO THE EAST, WINDS WILL BECOME MORE
EAST-SOUTHEAST TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW, WITH THE HIGHER WINDS GUSTING
AROUND 25 KNOTS CONFINED TO THE NORTHERN THIRD OF LAKE HURON. WINDS
WILL BECOME LIGHT EVERYWHERE BY SUNDAY NIGHT AS WEAKENING LOW
PRESSURE TRACKS INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. LIGHT WINDS WILL
PERSIST EARLY NEXT WEEK, BUT PROLONGED NORTHERLY WINDS OVER LAKE
HURON COULD PROMOTE WAVES BUILDING TO NEAR 4 FEET IN THE SOUTHERN
BASIN.

LHZ442-260000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170326T0000Z/
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
316 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 15 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 17 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 3 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ422-260500-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170326T0500Z/
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
316 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 27 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 3 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ421-441-260500-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170326T0500Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
316 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 26 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 3 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

MR



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