Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH END SOUTHWEST GALES THROUGH TONIGHT...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE CURRENTLY MOVING THROUGH LOWER MICHIGAN THIS
MORNING. AS THE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST INTO ONTARIO THIS
AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST GALES ARE EXPECTED AS MUCH COLDER AIR
FILTERS INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. THE STRONGEST WINDS LOOK TO
BE FOCUSED ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF LAKE HURON
EARLY THIS EVENING...WITH BRIEF GUSTS TO STORM FORCE NOT OUT OF
THE QUESTION. GALE WARNINGS WILL BE ISSUED FOR ALL MARINE AREAS
WITH THIS FORECAST PACKAGE. DESPITE THE SOUTHWEST GALES OVER
SAGINAW BAY...THE FORECASTED WATER LEVEL IS PROGGED TO REMAIN JUST
ABOVE CHART DATUM...BOTTOMING OUT LATE THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH RATHER QUICKLY OVERNIGHT...WITH JUST SOME MARGINAL LINGER
GALES OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF SOUTHERN LAKE HURON TUESDAY MORNING.
SURFACE RIDGE BUILDING INTO THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT WILL CONTINUE
TO LEAD TO DIMINISHING WINDS...WITH LIGHT WINDS AROUND FOR
WEDNESDAY.

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MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 4 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 44
  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 2 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM MONDAY.

* EXPECT WATER LEVELS TO DROP AS LOW AS 4 FEET BELOW LOW WATER
  DATUM AROUND MIDNIGHT WITH LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSISTING FROM
  3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM EST 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.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

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LAKE ST. CLAIR-
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 42
  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 5 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
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-
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 47
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 19 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 47
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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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-
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 47
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
1047 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 47
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 19 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

DRK



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