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WHUS73 KDTX 151942
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINDS AND WAVES DIMINISHING TONIGHT...

.NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL DIMINISH
RAPIDLY THIS EVENING. SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS WILL BUILD TO 7 FEET
OR HIGHER OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF CENTRAL LAKE HURON AND WILL BE IN
EXCESS OF 4 FEET ALONG THE EXPOSED NEARSHORE WATERS OF THE THUMB.
THIS IN COMBINATION WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OF 25 KNOTS SUPPORTS
CONTINUANCE OF THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR LAKE HURON THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS. WINDS AND WAVES WILL QUICKLY SUBSIDE WITH THE ARRIVAL
OF HIGH PRESSURE TONIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL SLOWLY SLIDE EAST ON
WEDNESDAY...LEADING TO INCREASING SOUTHEAST WINDS INTO WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...BUT STILL REMAINING BELOW 30 KNOTS WITH WAVES BELOW HEADLINE
CRITERIA.

LHZ421-441>443-160400-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140416T0400Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
342 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 24 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 3 PM EDT TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

KURIMSKI





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