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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
336 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...NORTHWEST WINDS DIMINISHING TONIGHT...

.STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON WILL SLOWLY
DIMINISH TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES THROUGH TOMORROW. WILL BE MAINTAINING THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES INTO EARLY TOMORROW MORNING...AS WAVES WILL BE SLOW TO
SUBSIDE ACROSS SOUTHERN LAKE HURON. THE PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED HIGH
WILL PRODUCE LIGHT WINDS TOMORROW AND TOMORROW NIGHT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES...BUT WARMER AIR WILL LEAD TO STABLE PROFILES
THURSDAY NIGHT...HOLDING WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS ACROSS MUCH OF LAKE
HURON. WINDS WILL SWING AROUND THE WEST ON FRIDAY AS COLDER AIR
SLOWLY WORKS BACK INTO THE AREA...BUT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
PREDOMINATELY BELOW 20 KNOTS.

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OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
336 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 27 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 6 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM 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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HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
336 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 27 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 6 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY.

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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