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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
940 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALES WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT ON MUCH OF LAKE HURON|...

..A STRONG LOW NEAR JAMES BAY WILL CAUSE NORTHWEST WINDS TO RAMP UP
OVER AREA WATERS THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE
NORTHERN HALF OF LAKE HURON WHERE A COLDER AIRMASS WILL SUPPORT
WINDS GUSTING TO LOW-END GALES. IN ADDITION...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE EXPOSED NEARSHORE WATERS OF THE THUMB WHERE
SIGNIFICANT WAVES HEIGHTS ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD TO SEVERAL FEET.

LHZ421-441-442-261345-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0039.141026T0200Z-141026T2000Z/
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-
940 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 27 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 5 AM SUNDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 AM SUNDAY.

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

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
933 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LEZ146>149-260945-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-141027T0200Z/
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
933 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST TONIGHT
  DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS AND BECOMING NORTHWEST AND THEN
  WEST ON SUNDAY.

* WAVES: WAVES OF 4 TO 6 FEET WILL BUILD TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT
  AND SUBSIDE TO 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVES WILL AVERAGE 4 FEET OR
MORE AND WIND SPEEDS MAY EXCEED 22 KNOTS WHICH WILL CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
OR RETURN TO PORT PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1017 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-042-
270000-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
MACKINAC BRDG TO PRESQUE ISLE LT-PRESQUE ISLE LT TO STURGEON PT-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER-GRAND TRAVERSE BAY-
SEUL CHOIX PT TO MACKINAC BRDG-NORWOOD TO MACKINAC BRDG-
SLEEPING BEAR PT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LT-PT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR PT-
MANISTEE TO PT BETSIE-WHITEFISH BAY-ST. MARYS RIVER-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-
1017 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 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...TONIGHT.

GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR ON WHITEFISH BAY...THE UPPER ST
MARYS RIVER...AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN LAKE HURON. SEE NEARSHORE
FORECASTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

JZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-261945-
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-
342 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

GALE WARNINGS AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT. SEE THE
LATEST MARINE FORECAST FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT. SEE THE LATEST MARINE
FORECAST FOR MORE DETAILS.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.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).


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

MIZ041-260900-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
300 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 44. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 42. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 41. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 10 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 45. NORTHWEST WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

MIZ042-260900-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
300 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 44. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 42. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 41. WEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 10 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 46. WEST WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

MIZ034-260900-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
300 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 45. NORTHWEST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 42. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  8 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 41. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT 10 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 45. NORTHWEST WINDS 11 MPH.

$$

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