Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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WHUS73 KDTX 012050
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

...ROUGH WAVES AROUND THE THUMB...

.EXTENDED PERIOD OF COLD CYCLONIC FLOW WILL SUSTAIN GUSTY CONDITIONS
THROUGH TOMORROW.  WESTERLY GUSTS GENERALLY PEAKING IN THE 25 TO 30
KNOT RANGE TODAY.  THIS WILL MAINTAIN SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR
WAVES FROM OUTER SAGINAW BAY THROUGH THE TIP OF THUMB.  WINDS BECOME
MORE NORTHWESTERLY ON FRIDAY.  HIGH PRESSURE FOR THE WEEKEND WILL
ALLOW WINDS TO BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE. LIGHT WINDS EARLY NEXT
WEEK GIVING WAY TO INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS FOR THE MID WEEK
PERIOD.

LHZ421-441-020930-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0079.000000T0000Z-161202T2100Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
350 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  29 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 EST
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  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.

&&

$$

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