Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS TONIGHT...

.PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE EAST COAST AND STRENGTHENING HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT WILL
CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN THE NORTHERLY GRADIENT ACROSS LAKES HURON
AND ERIE TONIGHT. THE NET RESULT WILL BE A STRENGTHENING OF THE
WINDS THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES WILL THEN SLOWLY DECREASE
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE
REGION FROM THE WEST.

LHZ421-441>443-270900-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0089.150427T0000Z-150427T1000Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 22 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 12 AM MONDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

RBP


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