Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE
INTO TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT DROPPING THROUGH THE GREAT
LAKES. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER SAGINAW BAY...WHERE
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL FUNNEL. THE FRONT AND A WARM AND UNSTABLE
AIRMASS PRECEDING IT WILL ALSO PROVIDE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT...SOME OF WHICH WILL BE SEVERE. THE
MOST LIKELY THREAT WITH THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE WIND GUSTS TO 50
KNOTS. WINDS WILL TURN WEST AND THEN NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT
MONDAY. WIND SPEEDS MONDAY LOOK TO BE GREATEST OVER NORTHERN LAKE
HURON...WHERE THEY WILL REACH BETWEEN 15 TO 25 KNOTS MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AS COOLER AIR SETTLES OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES REGION.

LHZ421-422-030800-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0111.000000T0000Z-150803T0800Z/
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-
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 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 SUNDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ441>443-030800-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0111.000000T0000Z-150803T0800Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST 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 10 PM SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$

HLO



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