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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1257 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...STRONG EAST WINDS WILL ALLOW WATER LEVELS TO RISE ALONG THE
SHORELINE OF LAKE ERIE AND THE MOUTH OF THE DETROIT RIVER...

MIZ076-083-010500-
/O.NEW.KDTX.LS.Y.0001.160930T2100Z-161001T0900Z/
WAYNE-MONROE-
1257 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...STRONG EASTERLY WINDS WILL CAUSE WATER
  LEVELS TO RISE OVER THE SHORELINE OF LAKE ERIE AND THE MOUTH OF
  THE DETROIT RIVER.

* WATER LEVELS...READINGS WILL BE HIGHEST NEAR THE OHIO BORDER
  WHERE WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH BETWEEN 60 AND 65
  INCHES ABOVE LOW-WATER CHART DATUM. LEVELS NEAR GIBRALTAR ARE
  EXPECTED TO REACH BETWEEN 55 AND 58 INCHES ABOVE LOW-WATER
  DATUM.

* TIMING...FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE SHORELINE IS POSSIBLE IN
  ADDITION TO BEACH EROSION. AFFECTED AREAS INCLUDE COMMUNITIES
  ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SHORELINE AND COMMUNITIES AT THE SOUTHERN
  END OF THE DETROIT RIVER...INCLUDING GIBRALTAR AND HORSE ISLAND.

* WAVES OF 2 TO 4 FEET AND POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
  FURTHER AGGRAVATE ANY FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS WILL
GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE LAKESHORE.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/C7KKP

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT DANGEROUS WAVES AND CURRENTS PLEASE VISIT
DANGEROUSCURRENTS.ORG (ALL LOWER CASE)

&&

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HLO

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