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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
332 PM EST SAT FEB 24 2018

...GALES ACROSS LAKE HURON TONIGHT AND TOMORROW...

.RAPIDLY DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE TRACKING THROUGH THE WESTERN GREAT
LAKES TONIGHT WILL SEND A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES AROUND SUNRISE SUNDAY. SOUTHWEST GALE FORCE WINDS WILL
DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT, PERSISTING FOR MUCH OF SUNDAY AS COLDER
AIR SURGES TO THE AREA. STRONGEST WINDS LOOK TO BE NEAR THE
STRAIGHTS AND ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKE HURON, WHERE THEY LOOK TO
SLIGHTLY EXCEED 40 KNOTS SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL DROP BELOW GALES
SUNDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE TO DIMINISH SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGES INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST.

LHZ421-422-441>443-250915-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0010.180225T1200Z-180226T0000Z/
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-
332 PM EST SAT FEB 24 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 44
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 7 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EST SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EST SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
344 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-252045-
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-
344 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Lake Erie, Lake
Huron and Lake St Clair.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

River flood warnings are in effect for several rivers across
southeast Michigan. Refer to the latest river forecast products for
details.

There is a low chance of thunderstorms tonight. Storms are not
expected to become severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Wind gusts of 35-45 mph are possible on Sunday as a strong low
pressure system tracks through the northern Great Lakes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

You can obtain your latest National Weather Service forecasts online
at www.weather.gov/detroit.

AA




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