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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LHZ345>349-220045-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0071.141121T2100Z-141122T2200Z/
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-
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY.

* 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
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LMZ323-220045-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0071.141121T2100Z-141122T2200Z/
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY.

* 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
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LSZ321-322-220045-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0071.141121T2100Z-141122T2200Z/
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY.

* 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 GRAND RAPIDS MI
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LMZ848-849-220045-
/O.NEW.KGRR.GL.W.0018.141122T0000Z-141122T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0067.141122T1200Z-141123T0900Z/
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
1142 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST
SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER
  MIDNIGHT THEN SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS SATURDAY AND 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT CONTINUING SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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
1031 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING WAVES EXPECTED LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY AND LOW PRESSURE OVER CANADA WILL PRODUCE STRONG SOUTHWEST
WINDS AND BUILDING WAVES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY.

LMZ521-522-541>543-220045-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0076.141121T2100Z-141123T0000Z/
THE BAY OF GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK
ISLAND PASSAGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE
STURGEON BAY WI-
THE BAY OF GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE
STURGEON BAY WI-
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-
1031 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY...

* SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE
  FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE.

* WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON THE BAY AND 4 TO 7 FEET ON
  THE LAKE MICHIGAN NEAR SHORE WATERS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LSZ248-249-212345-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0098.000000T0000Z-141122T1200Z/
HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI-MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTH...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EST FRIDAY.

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
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LMZ221-250-212345-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0098.141121T2100Z-141123T0600Z/
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 34 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 12 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 17 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EST SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

ROLFSON

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LSZ250-251-212345-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0098.000000T0000Z-141122T1800Z/
MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 8 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 11 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EST SATURDAY.

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
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

LSZ244-245-212345-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0099.000000T0000Z-141123T0400Z/
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-
1032 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 12 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 17 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EST
  SATURDAY.

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 MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
926 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXIT THE LAKE MICHIGAN AREA THIS
MORNING WITH SOUTH WINDS DEVELOPING AND INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON
AHEAD OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS.

THE BRISK SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST AS THE LOW PRESSURE
STRENGTHENS AND APPROACHES THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND.

LMZ643>646-212330-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0088.141121T2100Z-141123T1200Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
926 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. WIND GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY EVENING AND 3 TO 6 FEET
  TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$
MRC

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
954 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SOUTHWEST GALES POSSIBLE OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON TONIGHT AND
EARLY SATURDAY...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN THIS EVENING AS STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE OHIO VALLEY SHIFTS EAST AND LOW PRESSURE DROPS
THROUGH ONTARIO. A PERIOD OF PEAK WINDS IN EXCESS OF 20 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGHOUT LAKE HURON BY TONIGHT. THE POTENTIAL DOES
EXIST FOR GUSTS TO APPROACH MARGINAL GALES ACROSS CENTRAL PORTIONS
OF THE LAKE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. A GALE WATCH IS NOW IN
EFFECT FOR THIS CORRIDOR. IN ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS
NOW IN EFFECT FOR SAGINAW BAY WHERE WAVES WILL BUILD IN EXCESS OF
4 FEET. A DIMINISHING GRADIENT WILL PROVIDE A GRADUAL DECREASE
OF SOUTHERLY WIND SPEEDS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

LHZ421-220300-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0052.141121T2200Z-141122T2100Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
954 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 28 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 SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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