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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-342-221700-
/O.NEW.KAPX.SC.Y.0083.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
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-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST
TUESDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LSZ321-221700-
/O.EXB.KAPX.SC.Y.0082.000000T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ341-221700-
/O.EXT.KAPX.SC.Y.0082.000000T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ344>346-221700-
/O.CAN.KAPX.SC.Y.0082.000000T0000Z-141222T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KAPX.SC.Y.0083.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
347 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST
TUESDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ221-221745-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-141223T2200Z/
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE EAST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  9 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EST TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM EST TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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 MARQUETTE MI
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LSZ244-245-221745-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-141224T1100Z/
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE EAST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 24 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  7 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 11 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EST
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST
  TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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 MARQUETTE MI
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ248-250-221745-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-141223T2200Z/
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST
TUESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE EAST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  10 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 15 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EST
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM EST
  TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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.

&&

$$

KC

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
313 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...BREEZY SOUTH WINDS AND HIGH WAVES...

.AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS...BREEZY
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE
SOUTHERLY FETCH WILL GENERATE HIGH WAVES DURING THIS PERIOD. THE
WINDS AND WAVES WILL SUBSIDE ON TUESDAY AS THE WEAKENING LOW
PRESSURE AREA MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

LMZ643-221715-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0098.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
313 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
MG

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...WAVES BUILDING IN EXCESS OF 4 FEET OVER LAKE HURON...

.A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE PLAINS TODAY WILL SUPPORT
INCREASING S-SE WINDS ACROSS LAKE HURON. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY ROTATE
INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. PERSISTENT LOW
LEVEL WARM AIR ADVECTION WILL INCREASE OVER LAKE STABILITY AND THUS
SUPPRESS PEAK WINDS FROM EXCEEDING 25 KNOTS. HOWEVER...WAVES WILL
STILL LIKELY REACH AROUND 4 FEET ACROSS NEARSHORE WATERS OF NORTHERN
THUMB REGION...AND HAVE ISSUED SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES. THE SURFACE
LOW WILL ACTUALLY WEAKEN AS IT LIFTS INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES
ON TUESDAY. A SUBSEQUENT WEAKENING IN THE GRADIENT OVER LAKE HURON
WILL LEAD TO A DIMINISHING TREND IN THE WIND AND WAVES TUESDAY INTO
TUESDAY NIGHT. A SECONDARY SURFACE LOW IS FORECAST TO RAPIDLY DEEPEN
AS IT MOVES FROM THE DEEP SOUTH TUESDAY NIGHT AND IN BETWEEN THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE
TO STRENGTHEN AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
COLD AIR ADVECTION IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM WILL POSE THE RISK OF
GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE LAKES WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. ENOUGH UNCERTAINTY IN THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM
REMAINS AT THIS STAGE IN THE FORECAST TO HOLD OFF ON THE ISSUANCE OF
A GALE WATCH.

LHZ421-441-442-222100-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0065.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
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-
355 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 23 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 1 AM TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

SF

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
303 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ846>849-221615-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
303 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BE IN THE 3 TO 5 FOOT RANGE THROUGH EARLY
          THIS EVENING.

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 GREEN BAY WI
927 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE HIGH WAVES ON LAKE
MICHIGAN...

.PERSISTENT SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL GENERATE WAVES TO 4 TO 7
FEET ON LAKE MICHIGAN THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THE HIGH WAVES WILL
RESULT IN BOATING CONDITIONS THAT ARE HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT.

LMZ541>543-221130-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-141223T1500Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
927 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED.

* WAVES OF 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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