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WHUS73 KDTX 230739
MWWDTX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...WAVES SLOWLY SUBSIDING AS NORTHWEST WINDS DIMISH...

.THOUGH NORTHWESTERLY WINDS HAVE DECREASED CLOSER TO 20 KNOTS THROUGH
THE NIGHT...IT WILL TAKE SEVERAL MORE HOURS FOR THE WAVES ON LAKE
HURON TO SUBSIDE ENOUGH TO DROP THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. WILL
CONTINUE TO CARRY THEM THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. HIGH PRESSURE
CENTERING ITSELF OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL PRODUCE LIGHT WINDS
THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON THURSDAY OUT OF THE
SOUTHEAST AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE WESTERN GREAT
LAKES. WARMER AIR WILL INCREASE STABILITY OVER THE WATERS WHICH WILL
CAP WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS ACROSS MUCH OF LAKE HURON. WINDS WILL
SWING AROUND THE WEST ON FRIDAY AS COLDER AIR SLOWLY WORKS BACK INTO
THE AREA...BUT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN PREDOMINATELY BELOW 20
KNOTS.

LHZ421-441-231400-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140423T1400Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

A 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 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 24 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 3 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

LHZ442-443-231400-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140423T1400Z/
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

A 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 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 23 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 3 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EDT
  WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$









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