Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

...BUILDING WAVES OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LAKE HURON TONIGHT...

.COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. NORTHERLY
WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN BEHIND THIS FRONT LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
TUESDAY.  WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF LAKE HURON.  THIS WILL PROMPT AN
INCREASE IN WAVE HEIGHTS...WITH APPROPRIATE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
NOW IN PLACE.  WINDS WILL QUICKLY DIMINISH BY TUESDAY NIGHT AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS BACK INTO THE REGION. LIGHT WINDS AND LOW WAVES WILL
PERSIST WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

LHZ421-441-442-300900-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0029.140930T0500Z-140930T2200Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
400 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 24 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 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM EDT TUESDAY.

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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