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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALES WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...

.GALE WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINE AREAS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A PUSH OF ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FUNNEL INTO THE
REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO MOVE FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING INTO THE
UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE NUDGING INTO THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES FROM THE PLAINS WILL SUSTAIN A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT
ALONG THE BACK SIDE OF THE DEPARTING LOW. THIS COMBINED WITH THE
HIGHLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OVER THE MARINE AREAS WILL SUPPORT GALE
FORCE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING AND THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE BY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND WAVES WILL SLOWLY
DECREASE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE WEST.

LHZ421-422-312015-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1700Z-141101T0900Z/
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-
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
EDT SATURDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 39
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 20 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALES WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...

.GALE WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINE AREAS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A PUSH OF ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FUNNEL INTO THE
REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO MOVE FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING INTO THE
UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE NUDGING INTO THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES FROM THE PLAINS WILL SUSTAIN A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT
ALONG THE BACK SIDE OF THE DEPARTING LOW. THIS COMBINED WITH THE
HIGHLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OVER THE MARINE AREAS WILL SUPPORT GALE
FORCE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING AND THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE BY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND WAVES WILL SLOWLY
DECREASE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE WEST.

LHZ442-443-312015-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1800Z-141101T1600Z/
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON
EDT SATURDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON EDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 39
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 17 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALES WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...

.GALE WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINE AREAS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A PUSH OF ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FUNNEL INTO THE
REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO MOVE FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING INTO THE
UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE NUDGING INTO THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES FROM THE PLAINS WILL SUSTAIN A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT
ALONG THE BACK SIDE OF THE DEPARTING LOW. THIS COMBINED WITH THE
HIGHLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OVER THE MARINE AREAS WILL SUPPORT GALE
FORCE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING AND THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE BY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND WAVES WILL SLOWLY
DECREASE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE WEST.

LCZ460-LEZ444-312015-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T2200Z-141101T1400Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 3 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 4 FEET.

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

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALES WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...

.GALE WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINE AREAS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A PUSH OF ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FUNNEL INTO THE
REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO MOVE FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING INTO THE
UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE NUDGING INTO THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES FROM THE PLAINS WILL SUSTAIN A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT
ALONG THE BACK SIDE OF THE DEPARTING LOW. THIS COMBINED WITH THE
HIGHLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OVER THE MARINE AREAS WILL SUPPORT GALE
FORCE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING AND THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE BY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND WAVES WILL SLOWLY
DECREASE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE WEST.

LHZ363-441-462-312015-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1700Z-141101T1600Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON
EDT SATURDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON EDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 15 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 22 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALES WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...

.GALE WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINE AREAS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A PUSH OF ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FUNNEL INTO THE
REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO MOVE FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING INTO THE
UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE NUDGING INTO THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES FROM THE PLAINS WILL SUSTAIN A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT
ALONG THE BACK SIDE OF THE DEPARTING LOW. THIS COMBINED WITH THE
HIGHLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OVER THE MARINE AREAS WILL SUPPORT GALE
FORCE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON THIS MORNING AND THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE BY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND WAVES WILL SLOWLY
DECREASE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE WEST.

LHZ463-464-312015-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0019.141031T1700Z-141101T1600Z/
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
403 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON
EDT SATURDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON EDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 39
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 20 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
350 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM LAKE HURON TO NORTHERN
OHIO TODAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY ON THE NORTHWEST
SIDE OF THE LOW AS COLD AIR SURGES SOUTHWARD. SUSTAINED NORTH
GALES TO 35 KNOTS WILL BEGIN DURING THE EVENING. THE GALE FORCE
WINDS SHOULD BE LIMITED TO WESTERN LAKE ERIE BUT THAT WILL DEPEND
ON THE EXACT TRACK OF THE LOW.

LEZ142>144-162>164-311600-
/O.UPG.KCLE.GL.A.0009.141101T0000Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.NEW.KCLE.GL.W.0015.141031T2200Z-141101T1400Z/
MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION-
350 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND
  40 KNOTS.

* WAVES: WAVES WILL BUILD TO BETWEEN 7 AND 10 FEET.

* TIMING: NORTH GALES WILL BEGIN DURING THE EVENING WITH THE
  MAXIMUM WINDS OCCURRING NEAR OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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 PROPER EQUIPMENT. MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER
EXPERIENCE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET
OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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