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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
341 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...Gales This Evening on Lake Huron...

.A strong cold front will continue to push east across the region
into the evening hours as gusty southwest winds shift to the west
northwest. Gale force gusts will continue across all of Lake Huron
through at least midnight, and a Gale Warning remains in effect. The
strongest gusts will occur over northern and central Lake Huron,
where gusts up to 45 knots will be possible, along with a few
sporadic storm-force gusts as well. A Small Craft Advisory will
remain in effect through at least midnight as well for western Lake
Erie and Lake St. Clair for gusts up to 30 knots. Conditions will
begin to rapidly improve late tonight and through Saturday as dry
and stable high pressure builds across the Great Lakes and winds
rapidly diminish to generally under 15 knots.

LHZ421-422-441>443-462>464-220400-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-180922T0400Z/
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-
341 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES: During the Gale Warning, expect sustained
  winds up to 31 knots from the west with gusts up to 39 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 11 feet with a
  potential maximum wave height of 16 feet.

* TIMING: The maximum winds are expected around 7 PM EDT Friday
  with the largest waves expected around 11 PM EDT Friday.

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
349 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-222000-
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-
349 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Gale warnings and small craft advisories remain in effect this
evening. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance of thunderstorms ahead of a cold front on Thursday.

.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.

SC



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