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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
423 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LHZ349-301630-
/O.EXB.KAPX.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-150731T0000Z/
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
423 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS 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.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
423 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LMZ323-341-342-344>346-301630-
/O.EXT.KAPX.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-150731T0000Z/
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
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-
423 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
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.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
410 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS TODAY...

.POST FRONTAL WNW WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
TIGHTENS AND DEEP MIXING COMMENCES. WINDS WILL GUST TO AROUND 25
KNOTS OVER LAND WHICH WILL LIKELY CARRY INTO THE NEARSHORE ZONES TO
SOME DEGREE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR ALL NEARSHORE
ZONES FOR TODAY TO ACCOUNT FOR THE INCREASED OFFSHORE FLOW. A
SIMILAR SETUP MAY NECESSITATE ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES DURING THE DAY
FRIDAY.

LHZ421-422-441-310000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0109.150730T1500Z-150731T0000Z/
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-
410 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  26 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 2 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
523 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-311100-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
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 POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
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-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-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-
523 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A HIGH SWIM RISK ON LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES
TODAY...ESPECIALLY FROM GRAND TRAVERSE BAY NORTH TO THE STRAITS OF
MACKINAC.

ELEVATED FIRE DANGER EXPECTED TODAY DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF WARM
TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WINDS...AND RECENT DRY WEATHER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ALWAYS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. REPORTS MAY
BE MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE:   WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD

TWITTER:  TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

JPB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
435 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-310830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
435 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER EXISTS TODAY DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF WARM
TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WEST WINDS AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
435 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LMZ844>849-310830-
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-
435 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

2 TO 4 FOOT WAVES TODAY WILL CREATE A MODERATE SWIM RISK FOR
BEACH GOERS AND CONDITIONS CLOSE TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

MEADE


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ035-301200-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 65. WEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 71. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 79. WEST WINDS 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 84. WEST WINDS 15 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ031-301200-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 65. WEST WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 69. WEST WINDS 13 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 77. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 80. WEST WINDS 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
30 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ032-301200-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 63. WEST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 68. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 76. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 80. WEST WINDS 16 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ033-301200-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 62. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 68. WEST WINDS 11 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 77. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 81. WEST WINDS 16 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ034-301200-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 64. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 69. WEST WINDS 12 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 77. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 82. WEST WINDS 16 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ041-301200-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 62. WEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 68. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 78. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 83. WEST WINDS 16 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ042-301200-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 62. WEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 69. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 80. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 85. WEST WINDS 16 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ036-301200-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
600 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 66. WEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 73. WEST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 82. WEST WINDS 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 MPH.
AT  1 PM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 86. WEST WINDS 16 MPH.

$$

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