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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINDS DIMINISHING THIS AFTERNOON...

.NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS LAKE HURON THIS MORNING WILL EASE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON PERIOD AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION.
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHWESTERLY ON SATURDAY IN THE WAKE OF THIS
HIGH. ARCTIC FRONT SHIFTING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL THEN
BRING AN INCREASING NORTHEAST WIND INTO EARLY SUNDAY. THIS WILL
RESULT IN SOME GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

LHZ362-363-441-462>464-310000-
/O.EXP.KDTX.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.UP.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T0000Z/
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-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH 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-
947 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THE GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 24 KNOTS FROM THE
  NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO 31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED
  SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE
  HEIGHT OF 14 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS AND WAVES HAVE OCCURRED EARLIER AND
  WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

* EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
  EVENING.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

&&

$$

LHZ421-442-443-301600-
/O.EXP.KDTX.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150130T1500Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THE GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE
  NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED
  SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 7 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE
  HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS AND WAVES HAVE OCCURRED EARLIER AND
  WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

$$

DT




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