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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Little precipitation is expected over the next week, which will allow
the swollen rivers time to subside. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

MIC067-240305-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0164.000000T0000Z-171126T0000Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Saturday evening.
* at 07 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521


$$

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Little precipitation is expected over the next week, which will allow
the swollen rivers time to subside. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

MIC037-240304-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0165.000000T0000Z-171126T1800Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river has crested and will begin to fall.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457
      4308 8468 4298 8493

$$

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Little precipitation is expected over the next week, which will allow
the swollen rivers time to subside. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

MIC015-240304-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0166.000000T0000Z-171124T1800Z/
/HSTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Wednesday the stage was 5.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river has crested and will begin to fall.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of
  low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4273 8541 4265 8524 4266 8517 4260 8516
      4259 8523 4268 8550

$$

CAS


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
253 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

LMZ323-342-344>346-231600-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-171124T1000Z/
/O.CON.KAPX.GL.A.0011.171124T1000Z-171125T0300Z/
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
253 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY. A
GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* 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.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
253 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

LHZ347>349-231600-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-171123T2200Z/
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 PT TO ALABASTER MI-
253 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* 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 GRAND RAPIDS MI
856 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

LMZ844>849-231000-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0091.171123T0500Z-171123T2200Z/
/O.CON.KGRR.GL.A.0012.171124T1000Z-171125T0300Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
856 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 PM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.
  GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRIDAY.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


WDM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SOUTHWEST GALES EXPECTED OVER LAKE HURON FRIDAY...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER OVER THE LAKES AFTER HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. COLD AIR FUNNELING INTO THE REGION WITH
TIGHTENING GRADIENT AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONT WILL PROMOTE STRENGTHENING
SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER THE WATERS. THOUGH GUSTS WILL STAY BELOW GALE
FORCE, A PERIOD OF SMALL CRAFTS FOR A PORTION OF SAGINAW BAY WILL
NEEDED. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK THROUGH ONTARIO
FRIDAY PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT.
INCREASING GRADIENT AND SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY
INTO THE OVERNIGHT WILL LIKELY REACH GALE FORCE THUS A GALE WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON. A SECONDARY COLD
FRONT WILL THEN DROP THROUGH ON SATURDAY USHERING IN A FAIRLY COLD
AIRMASS AND INCREASED NORTHWEST FLOW.

LHZ421-230900-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0082.171123T0800Z-171123T2100Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 26 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 4 AM EST
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM EST
  THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
317 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

LMZ043-046-231630-
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.A.0011.171124T1500Z-171125T0000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
317 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
  INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDDAY FRIDAY.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
253 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

LMZ323-342-344>346-231600-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-171124T1000Z/
/O.CON.KAPX.GL.A.0011.171124T1000Z-171125T0300Z/
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
253 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY. A
GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* 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.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
837 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-231045-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0032.171124T0900Z-171125T0300Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN HOLLAND TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO MID-
LINE OF LAKE-
837 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...UP TO 45 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...UP TO 14 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...UP TO 18 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
837 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-231045-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0032.171124T1200Z-171125T0300Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
837 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...UP TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...UP TO 11 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...UP TO 14 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
856 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

LMZ844>849-231000-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0091.171123T0500Z-171123T2200Z/
/O.CON.KGRR.GL.A.0012.171124T1000Z-171125T0300Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
856 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 PM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.
  GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRIDAY.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


WDM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SOUTHWEST GALES EXPECTED OVER LAKE HURON FRIDAY...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER OVER THE LAKES AFTER HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. COLD AIR FUNNELING INTO THE REGION WITH
TIGHTENING GRADIENT AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONT WILL PROMOTE STRENGTHENING
SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER THE WATERS. THOUGH GUSTS WILL STAY BELOW GALE
FORCE, A PERIOD OF SMALL CRAFTS FOR A PORTION OF SAGINAW BAY WILL
NEEDED. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK THROUGH ONTARIO
FRIDAY PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT.
INCREASING GRADIENT AND SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY
INTO THE OVERNIGHT WILL LIKELY REACH GALE FORCE THUS A GALE WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON. A SECONDARY COLD
FRONT WILL THEN DROP THROUGH ON SATURDAY USHERING IN A FAIRLY COLD
AIRMASS AND INCREASED NORTHWEST FLOW.

LHZ362-363-462-463-230900-
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.A.0033.171124T1200Z-171125T0600Z/
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WATCH...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 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 EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

DG


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
335 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-230900-
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-
335 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Lake Erie, Lake
Huron and Lake St Clair.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for outer Saginaw Bay late
tonight. Refer to the latest marine forecasts for more information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The Small Craft Advisory continues on Thursday.

A Gale Watch is in effect for portions of Lake Huron on Friday.
Additional Small Craft Advisories will likely be needed for Friday
as well.

.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.

DG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
416 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

LMZ844>849-230930-
St Joseph to South Haven MI-South Haven to Holland MI-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-Grand Haven to Whitehall MI-
Whitehall to Pentwater MI-Pentwater to Manistee MI-
416 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Conditions will be hazardous to smaller craft on Lake Michigan
through late morning today. Winds and waves will ramp up again
overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Hazardous conditions to smaller craft will continue on
Thanksgiving.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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DUKE

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Page last modified: June 2, 2009
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