Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS ON THURSDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES AND
CANADA INTO THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY TRACKING ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY WILL CAUSE NORTHEAST WINDS TO INCREASE LATE TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY. WHILE WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE PARTICULARLY
STRONG...THE PERSISTENT NORTHEAST WIND DIRECTION AND LONG FETCH OVER
THE LENGTH OF THE LAKES WILL CAUSE WAVE HEIGHTS TO BUILD OVER
SOUTHERN LAKE HURON AND WESTERN LAKE ERIE. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE EXPECTED
TO BUILD BETWEEN 3 AND 5 FEET IN THESE AREAS...AND SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THURSDAY MORNING INTO THURSDAY
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND BACK INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
THURSDAY NIGHT...ALLOWING WINDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS TO DECREASE. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN REMAIN OVER THE REGION INTO SATURDAY...KEEPING
THE WEATHER QUIET.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER LAKE ST CLAIR AND WESTERN
LAKE ERIE THURSDAY AS THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE TRACKS THROUGH THE
OHIO VALLEY. THESE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

LEZ444-280800-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0030.160428T1000Z-160428T2100Z/
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
353 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 5 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 5 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE EAST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  24 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 8 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.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0030.160428T1200Z-160429T0200Z/
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-
353 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 18 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST 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 1 PM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 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.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0030.160428T1200Z-160429T0200Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
353 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 17 KNOTS FROM THE EAST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  21 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 8 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 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.

&&

$$

SC


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