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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
334 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017

...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER SAGINAW BAY TOMORROW...

.MODERATE WESTERLY FLOW THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE LAKES
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AS THE UPPER TROUGH EXITS FURTHER TO THE
EAST. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY AND SOUTHEASTERN US AS ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO OUR
NORTH PASS THROUGH NORTHERN ONTARIO. MICHIGAN WILL BE PLACED IN
BETWEEN THESE TWO SYSTEM AND IT ALLOW THE GRADIENT FLOW TO
STRENGTHEN OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW
AFTERNOON. A LONG FETCH OF GUSTY WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 20-30
KNOTS WILL SET UP FOR MUCH OF LAKE HURON BASIN AND SAGINAW BAY.
THESE WINDS SHOULD PERSIST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS GRADIENT
WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED WITHIN THIS REGIME.

LHZ421-422-441-170745-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0067.171017T1000Z-171017T2200Z/
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-
334 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 23 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 6 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM EDT
  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.

&&

$$

SF



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