weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
413 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...STRONG NORTH WIND WILL BOOST WAVES TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.STRONG NORTH WIND OVER LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN WILL CARRY
AIR COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS WILL THEN EASE BACK DURING SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
OVERHEAD. SOUTHWEST WIND WILL THEN RAMP UP SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY AS THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE MIDWEST AND
WESTERN GREAT LAKES. SOUTHWEST GUSTS AROUND 25 KNOTS WILL BRING
BACK ENOUGH WARM AIR FOR MOSTLY RAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
COLDER AIR WILL RETURN MONDAY BUT NOT AS COLD AS THIS WEEKEND.

LHZ421-441-442-272015-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-150328T0400Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
413 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 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 9 AM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM 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.

&&

$$

BT


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
437 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-280845-
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-
437 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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 TODAY AND TONIGHT FOR OUTER
SAGINAW BAY AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF SOUTHERN LAKE HURON FROM
PORT AUSTIN TO PORT SANILAC. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE
FORECASTS FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

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

BT


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

MIZ041-271900-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
100 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.NOW...
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 25. NORTH WINDS 14 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. NORTH WINDS 14 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 26. NORTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  8 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 24. NORTH WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

MIZ042-271900-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
100 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.NOW...
AT  2 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 26. NORTH WINDS 14 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. NORTH WINDS 14 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 27. NORTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  8 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 24. NORTH WINDS 10 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

MIZ034-271900-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
100 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.NOW...
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. NORTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 24. NORTH WINDS 14 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 23. NORTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  8 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 19. NORTH WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE