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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FRESH NORTHERLY FLOW IN PLACE OVER LAKE HURON...

.WINDS HAVE RESPONDED UNIFORMLY OUT OF THE NORTH NORTHEAST IN THE
WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT ROCKETED SOUTHWARD THROUGH SOUTHEASTERN
MICHIGAN LAST NIGHT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS HAVE BEEN
COMMONPLACE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT THIS MORNING
FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY.
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CAUSE WINDS TO BECOME CALM TONIGHT WHILE
ALLOWING WAVES TO SUBSIDE. THE LULL WILL BE FAIRLY SHORTLIVED AS
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL BE A GOOD
SOUTHWEST FLOW EPISODE WITH WAVE HEIGHTS OUT OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON
EXPECTED TO RISE INTO THE 4 TO 6 FOOT RANGE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
MAY BE NEEDED FOR SAGINAW BAY FRIDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW IS
THEN EXPECTED TO PERSIST SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

LHZ421-422-441>443-181400-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-140918T1400Z/
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-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
400 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 23 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 3 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EDT
  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
439 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-042-
191100-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
MACKINAC BRDG TO PRESQUE ISLE LT-PRESQUE ISLE LT TO STURGEON PT-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER-GRAND TRAVERSE BAY-
SEUL CHOIX PT TO MACKINAC BRDG-NORWOOD TO MACKINAC BRDG-
SLEEPING BEAR PT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LT-PT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR PT-
MANISTEE TO PT BETSIE-WHITEFISH BAY-ST. MARYS RIVER-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-
439 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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.

FROST IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...THE GREATEST THREAT WILL BE ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN.

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

THERE IS A THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHERN MICHIGAN
BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE A POSSIBILITY SATURDAY.

THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL THREAT OF FROST MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
NIGHT OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH FRIDAY.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

JPB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
413 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

LCZ422-423-460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-190815-
ST. CLAIR RIVER-DETROIT RIVER-LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
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-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
413 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THIS MORNING FOR THE
NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. PLEASE REFER
TO THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

CB

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT (ALL LOWER CASE).

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
354 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-190800-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
354 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOME FROST IS POSSIBLE LATER TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF A BIG
RAPIDS TO LANSING LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. DAMAGING WINDS WOULD BE THE MAIN THREAT FROM THESE
POTENTIAL THUNDERSTORMS. LOCAL URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING
COULD OCCUR AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

MIZ041-181200-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
600 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 45. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 47. NORTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 52. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 55. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

MIZ042-181200-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
600 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 49. NORTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 53. NORTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.

$$

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