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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE/STORM FORCE WINDS SPREAD WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT PASSED THROUGH NORTHERN MICHIGAN
IS NOW ENTERING WESTERN QUEBEC. COMBINATION OF COLD AIR ENTERING THE
REGION AND A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT IS RESULTING IN A WIDESPREAD
WIND EVENT ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES. MOST MARINE ZONES ARE
EXPERIENCING HIGH END GALE FORCE WINDS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LAKE
ERIE WHICH HAS STORM FORCE. THIS PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON...AS TROUGHING WILL
LINGER EVEN AS THE LOW CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTHEAST. CURRENT
HEADLINES WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED AS THE EVENT IS UNDERWAY AND THE
FORECAST IS ON TARGET. LOW WATER ADVISORY ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
LAKE ERIE AS SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL DROP WATER LEVELS SEVERAL FEET BELOW
DATUM. DESPITE THE SOUTHWEST GALES OVER SAGINAW BAY...THE FORECASTED
WATER LEVEL IS PROGGED TO REMAIN JUST ABOVE CHART DATUM...BOTTOMING
OUT LATE THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH RATHER QUICKLY OVERNIGHT
WITH ONLY OPEN WATERS OF LAKE HURON STILL HOLDING ON TO GALES. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL START TO BUILD INTO THE REGION TUESDAY FROM THE SOUTH
WHICH WILL RESULT IN DECREASING WINDS THROUGH MID WEEK.

LHZ363-251130-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141125T1600Z/
/O.EXA.KDTX.SR.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141125T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0029.141125T0300Z-141125T1600Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING.
A GALE WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WARNING IS IN
EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE STORM WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 19 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 47
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 20 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

LHZ421-422-251000-
/O.CON.KDTX.SR.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141125T0300Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0028.141125T0300Z-141125T1000Z/
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-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE STORM WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

LHZ462>464-251130-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141125T1600Z/
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-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 47
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 17 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM MONDAY.

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
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

LHZ441>443-251000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141125T1000Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 11 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY.

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
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

LHZ362-251000-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141125T1000Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 36 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 20 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM MONDAY.

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
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

LCZ460-250500-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141125T0500Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 4 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 5 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM MONDAY.

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
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

LEZ444-251130-
/O.CON.KDTX.SR.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141125T0500Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.LO.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-141125T2100Z/
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
624 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE STORM WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  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 6 PM MONDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM MONDAY.

* LOW WATER: WATER LEVELS ON THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE ARE
  BELOW THE CRITICAL MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION. THE WATER LEVEL CAN
  DROP AS LOW AS 4 FEET BELOW LOW WATER DATUM TONIGHT. THE WATER
  LEVEL SHOULD RETURN TO NORMAL LEVELS BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

KURIMSKI




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