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 WED JUN 28 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY OVER
SAGINAW BAY...

.SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF HIGH PRESSURE THIS
MORNING. A MODERATE INCREASE IN WIND SPEED MAY LEAD TO A BRIEF
PERIOD OF GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS ACROSS SAGINAW BAY THIS AFTERNOON.
MAINTENANCE OF A FIRM SOUTHERLY BREEZE INTO TONIGHT WILL THEN
SUPPORT A MORE DEFINITIVE INCREASE IN GUST POTENTIAL, LEADING TO
SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ACROSS SAGINAW BAY. THE POTENTIAL FOR
THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIST TONIGHT, PARTICULAR ACROSS CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN SECTIONS OF LAKE HURON. MODERATE SOUTHERLY WIND WILL
SUSTAIN A WARM AND UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH THE LATTER HALF OF
THE WEEK. THIS WILL MAINTAIN UNSETTLED CONDITIONS, WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

LHZ421-422-282030-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0050.170629T0200Z-170630T0200Z/
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 WED JUN 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM EDT THURSDAY...

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

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 30 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 5 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM EDT
  THURSDAY.

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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