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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...INCREASED NORTHERLY FLOW TO DEVELOP OVER LAKE HURON TONIGHT...

.WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTHWESTERLY THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT CURRENTLY DRAPED ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT
LAKES. THE FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE EASTERN LAKES TONIGHT AND
INTO THURSDAY MORNING VEERING FLOW TO NORTHEASTERLY WHILE INCREASING
THE WINDS WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 25 KNOTS TONIGHT. THE NORTHEAST
WIND DIRECTION WILL BRING INCREASED WAVE HEIGHTS INTO THE NEARSHORE
ZONES AROUND THE THUMB. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR
ALL NEARSHORE AREAS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY FOR BOTH
WINDS AND WAVES. THE ADVISORIES WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
INTO THE LATE MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY. WINDS WILL EASE THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY BEFORE SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGIN TO RAMP UP AHEAD OF
THE NEXT SYSTEM LATE FRIDAY.

LHZ421-422-441>443-180815-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0026.140918T0200Z-140918T1400Z/
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-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH 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 12 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
405 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-042-
181000-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
MACKINAC BRDG TO PRESQUE ISLE LT-PRESQUE ISLE LT TO STURGEON PT-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER-GRAND TRAVERSE BAY-
SEUL CHOIX PT TO MACKINAC BRDG-NORWOOD TO MACKINAC BRDG-
SLEEPING BEAR PT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LT-PT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR PT-
MANISTEE TO PT BETSIE-WHITEFISH BAY-ST. MARYS RIVER-CHIPPEWA-
MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-
OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-
OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-
GLADWIN-ARENAC-
405 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN...LAKE HURON AND LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

FROST IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN
TONIGHT...MOST WIDESPREAD ACROSS UPPER MICHIGAN. SEE ONGOING FROST
ADVISORY FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

FROST IS AGAIN EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN THURSDAY
NIGHT. THE GREATEST LIKELIHOOD OF FROST WILL BE EAST OF US-131 IN
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN. IN THIS AREA...THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL
FOR A HARD FREEZE.

THERE IS A THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHERN MICHIGAN
BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL THREAT OF FROST BY MONDAY NIGHT OF NEXT
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH FRIDAY.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
402 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

LCZ422-423-460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-180815-
ST. CLAIR RIVER-DETROIT RIVER-LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
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-
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-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
402 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. PLEASE REFER TO THE
LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE
NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. PLEASE REFER
TO THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

CB

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT (ALL LOWER CASE).


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
500 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

MIZ034-172300-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
500 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
AT  6 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 61. WEST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  8 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 56. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 10 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 51. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 12 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 47. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
500 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

MIZ041-172300-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
500 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
AT  6 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 62. WEST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  8 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 56. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 10 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 51. NORTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 12 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 48. NORTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
500 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

MIZ042-172300-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
500 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
AT  6 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 64. WEST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  8 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 58. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 10 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 53. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 12 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.

$$

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