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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
338 PM EDT Wed Jun 20 2018

...Strong northeast winds developing over Saginaw Bay tomorrow...

.Prevailing onshore easterly flow will remain in place through the
end of the week. Wave heights will be elevated at times through
Friday. A small craft advisory has been issued for increased wave
action in Saginaw Bay and the exposed nearshore waters of the Thumb
for Thursday. Weak thunderstorm chances will exist on Saturday and
the wind direction will turn southerly ahead of an approaching low
pressure system.

LHZ421-422-441-210745-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0039.180621T1400Z-180622T0000Z/
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-
338 PM EDT Wed Jun 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a
Small Craft Advisory which is in effect from 10 AM to 8 PM EDT
Thursday.

* WIND AND WAVES: During the Small Craft Advisory, expect
  sustained winds up to 20 knots from the northeast with gusts up
  to 25 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 PM EDT
  Thursday with the largest waves expected around 1 PM 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.

&&

$$

SF




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