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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...GUSTY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY...

.BREEZY WESTERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MIDWEEK AS CONDITIONS
REMAIN RELATIVELY STATIC WITH LOW PRESSURE PARKED OVER THE GREAT
LAKES. ADDITIONAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR WIND WILL LIKELY BE
NEEDED ON TUESDAY AND POSSIBLY ONCE MORE ON WEDNESDAY.

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/O.EXT.KDTX.SC.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-150422T0300Z/
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
953 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT
TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  33 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 2 PM TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
951 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150422T0200Z/
MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
951 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WILL INCREASE TO
  NEAR 30 KNOTS TUESDAY. WAVES WILL AVERAGE 3 TO 6 FEET. WINDS
  AND WAVES MAY REQUIRE THAT THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY BE EXTENDED
  INTO WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVES WILL AVERAGE 4 FEET OR
MORE AND WIND SPEEDS MAY EXCEED 22 KNOTS WHICH WILL CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
951 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
951 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  THROUGH TUESDAY. WAVES WILL AVERAGE 3 TO 5 FEET. WINDS AND WAVES
  MAY REQUIRE THAT THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY BE EXTENDED THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVES WILL AVERAGE 4 FEET OR
MORE AND WIND SPEEDS MAY EXCEED 22 KNOTS WHICH WILL CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT.

&&

$$

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