Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 AM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...GUSTY WEST WINDS OVER SAGINAW BAY TODAY...

.FLOW WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT THAT WILL DROP THROUGH THE REGION THIS EVENING. WIND GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 20 KNOTS...WITH CHANNELING THROUGH SAGINAW BAY
PRODUCING A SLIGHT INCREASE TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. GIVEN THE LOCAL
EFFECTS WILL ISSUE A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR SAGINAW BAY TODAY.

THIS SLOW MOVING FRONT WILL PRESENT THE NEXT OPPORTUNITY FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP FROM TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. A
SECOND SYSTEM TRACKING THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY MAY BRING ADDITIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO LAKE ERIE AND LAKE ST CLAIR ON SUNDAY.

LHZ421-422-162000-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0021.140816T1400Z-140816T2000Z/
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-
356 AM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 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 AM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM 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.

&&

$$

KURIMSKI





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