Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
248 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

LSZ321-322-172100-
/O.CAN.KAPX.GL.A.0003.200118T0500Z-200118T1800Z/
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
248 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

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LHZ345>349-180800-
/O.UPG.KAPX.GL.A.0003.200118T0500Z-200118T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KAPX.GL.W.0006.200118T1000Z-200118T1800Z/
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm 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 Pt to Alabaster MI-
248 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Highest gusts up to 40 kt and highest waves around 11
  feet expected.

* WHERE...Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm 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 and Sturgeon
  Pt to Alabaster MI.

* WHEN...From 5 AM to 1 PM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous highest waves which
  could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

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LMZ323-341-342-344>346-180800-
/O.UPG.KAPX.GL.A.0003.200118T0500Z-200118T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KAPX.SC.Y.0007.200118T0000Z-200118T1800Z/
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-
248 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Highest gusts up to 30 kt and highest waves around 6
  feet expected.

* WHERE...Portions of Lake Michigan.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

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