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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

.STALLED LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SOUTH OF THE GREAT LAKES WILL MAINTAIN
PERSISTENT FRESH ONSHORE FLOW INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THIS WILL
WARRANT CONTINUATION OF EXISTING SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR ALL
NEARSHORE ZONES DUE TO BOTH WINDS AND ELEVATED WAVES. EASTERLY WINDS
WILL DIMINISH IN INTENSITY AND BACK TO THE NORTHEAST BY THE END OF
THE WEEKEND AS THE LOW BEGINS TO LIFT OUT OF THE AREA.

LCZ460-LEZ444-302000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-161001T0400Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE EAST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 4
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM EDT FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM EDT FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

SC

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
344 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

LEZ142>146-301545-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-161001T0200Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
344 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WAVES OF 4 FEET OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED OR WIND SPEEDS REACH 21 TO 33 KNOTS WHICH MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
344 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

LEZ147>149-301400-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-160930T1400Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-
THE LAKE OH-LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-
LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
344 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20
  KNOTS FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WAVES OF 4 FEET OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED OR WIND SPEEDS REACH 21 TO 33 KNOTS WHICH MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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