Marine Weather Message
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WHUS73 KDTX 152049
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...HIGH WAVES TO PERSIST INTO TONIGHT...

.NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO USHER COLD AND UNSTABLE AIR
OVER THE EASTERN LAKES RESULTING IN GUSTS AROUND 25 KNOTS THROUGH
TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL CONTINUE FOR A PORTION OF THE
LAKE HURON NEARSHORE WATERS THAT ARE NOT ICE COVERED TO ACCOUNT FOR
THIS. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN SLIDE OVER THE AREA ON
THURSDAY WHICH WILL ALLOW THE WINDS TO DECREASE.

LHZ362-363-462-152200-
/O.CAN.KDTX.GL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170216T0000Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
349 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS CANCELLED THE
GALE WARNING.

$$

LHZ441>443-160900-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170216T0900Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 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 PM EST
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EST
  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.

&&

$$

DG



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