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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
304 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

LMZ844>849-281615-
/O.EXP.KGRR.SC.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-141128T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0071.141128T2000Z-141129T2300Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
304 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
          LATER TODAY.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS 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
945 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT...

.A WEAKENING GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO SLOWLY DECREASING WIND SPEEDS
DURING THE NIGHT.

LHZ421-441-281200-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0056.000000T0000Z-141128T1200Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST 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 9 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM 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.

&&

$$

SC


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
419 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-290930-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
419 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL BRING SOME SLIPPERY ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
419 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

LMZ844>849-290930-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
419 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDS AND WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

WINDS AND WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT UNTIL SUNDAY.

$$

OSTUNO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
411 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-291100-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-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-
411 AM EST FRI NOV 28 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A PERIOD OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT. ENHANCED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER WESTERN
MACKINAC COUNTY DUE TO SOUTHERLY FLOW OFF LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

CHANCE FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION ON SATURDAY...WHICH COULD LEAD TO
A BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN MIXING IN ESPECIALLY ACROSS PARTS
OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS...PLEASE RELAY SNOWFALL REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE. REPORTS CAN BE MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE: WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD
FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD
TWITTER: TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-291000-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
339 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE EVENING BEFORE TAPERING TO
SHOWERS. ACCUMULATIONS OF SLIGHTLY MORE THAN ONE INCH ARE
EXPECTED NORTH OF I-94...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS AROUND 2 INCHES.

.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.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ036-281100-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 14. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  7 AM...PARTLY SUNNY. TEMPERATURE 15. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 19. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ041-281100-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 14. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...PARTLY SUNNY. TEMPERATURE 14. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 21.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ042-281100-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 15. WEST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  7 AM...PARTLY SUNNY. TEMPERATURE 15. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ032-281100-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 12.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  7 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 13.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 17.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 20. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ033-281100-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 12.
LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 13.
LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 16.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 11 AM...SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 20. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ034-281100-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 12.
WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  7 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 13. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 20.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ035-281100-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 15. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  7 AM...PARTLY SUNNY. TEMPERATURE 14. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 19.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

MIZ031-281100-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 18.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  7 AM...SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  9 AM...SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 21. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT 11 AM...SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 23. SOUTH WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

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