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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFTS IN AND AROUND SAGINAW BAY...

.MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY AS THE AREA REMAINS
NORTH OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER WESTERN OHIO.  CONTINUED
ONSHORE FLOW WILL ALSO MAINTAIN HIGHER WAVE ACTIVITY, PARTICULARLY
NEAR THE TIP OF THE THUMB.  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL
EXIST FROM THE TIP OF THE THUMB INTO SAGINAW BAY THROUGH THE
EVENING.  NORTHEAST WINDS EASE TONIGHT AS THE LOW WEAKENS AND LIFTS
EAST.

LHZ421-422-252030-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-170526T0200Z/
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-
344 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* 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 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING WITH THE
  LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED ALSO THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFTS IN AND AROUND SAGINAW BAY...

.MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY AS THE AREA REMAINS
NORTH OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER WESTERN OHIO.  CONTINUED
ONSHORE FLOW WILL ALSO MAINTAIN HIGHER WAVE ACTIVITY, PARTICULARLY
NEAR THE TIP OF THE THUMB.  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL
EXIST FROM THE TIP OF THE THUMB INTO SAGINAW BAY THROUGH THE
EVENING.  NORTHEAST WINDS EASE TONIGHT AS THE LOW WEAKENS AND LIFTS
EAST.

LHZ441-252030-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-170526T0200Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 25 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 THIS MORNING WITH THE
  LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED ALSO THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

RBP


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
411 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-260815-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
411 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Widely scattered non severe thunderstorms are possible during the
mid to late afternoon. Brief heavy rain, gusty winds and cloud to
ground lightning area the expected hazards.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Thunderstorms are possible Saturday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
315 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-261000-
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-
315 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Lake Erie, Lake
Huron and Lake St Clair.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for today and this evening for
Saginaw Bay and the nearshore waters of Lake Huron near the tip of
the thumb region. Refer to the latest marine weather warning and
forecast messages for additional information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

The next chance of thunderstorms will be late Saturday night and
Sunday.

.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.

RBP

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
313 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-251915-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Starke-
Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-
Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Berrien-
Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-
Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
313 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017 /213 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest
Michigan...northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon into early this
evening. The storms are not expected to become severe, but locally
heavy rainfall is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

There is a chance for thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday night.
Widespread severe weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

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