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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND INCREASING WAVES SUNDAY...

.MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY ONSHORE FLOW WILL BECOME FRESH AT TIMES LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AS LOW PRESSURE PASSES SOUTH OF THE AREA.
WINDS WILL GUST TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA DURING THIS TIME
WHILE PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW ALLOWS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS TO
BECOME ELEVATED IN THE NEARSHORE ZONES OF LAKE HURON. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED ACCORDINGLY. MODERATE NORTHWEST WIND WILL
FILL IN IN THE WAKE OF THE LOW EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LHZ421-422-441>443-302030-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0031.160501T0900Z-160502T0000Z/
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-
356 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 29 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 10 AM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT 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.

&&

$$

MR

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