Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...NORTHEAST WIND TO BUILD WAVES OVER THE REGION...

.A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE EARLY THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO PROLONGED
NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY, GENERALLY AROUND 20 KNOTS SUSTAINED OVER LAKE
HURON, WITH WAVE HEIGHTS BUILDING INTO THE 3 TO 5 FOOT RANGE ACROSS
NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON, INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. GRADUALLY
DIMINISHING WINDS TONIGHT, DROPPING AT OR BELOW 10 KNOTS, WITH THESE
LIGHTER WINDS PERSISTING TOMORROW AS COLD ADVECTION ENDS. VEERING
WINDS TO THE SOUTHEAST SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY, BUT REMAINING ON
THE LIGHTER SIDE, IN THE 10 TO 15 KNOT RANGE.

LHZ421-422-232000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-160924T0400Z/
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-
339 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 26 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 8 AM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EDT FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ441>443-232000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-160924T0400Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
339 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 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 8 AM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

CB


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