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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
309 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

LMZ344>346-181615-
/O.UPG.KAPX.GL.A.0002.220118T2100Z-220119T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KAPX.GL.W.0005.220118T2100Z-220119T0300Z/
Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
309 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EST
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Highest gusts up to 35 kt from the south and highest
  waves around 9 feet expected.

* WHERE...Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI, Point
  Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI and Manistee to Point Betsie
  MI.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous highest waves
  which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
309 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

LHZ349-181615-
/O.EXB.KAPX.SC.Y.0008.220118T2100Z-220119T2100Z/
/O.UPG.KAPX.GL.A.0002.220119T0000Z-220119T1800Z/
Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
309 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Highest gusts up to 30 kt from the southwest and
  highest waves around 7 feet expected.

* WHERE...Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1017 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

LMZ043-046-180900-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-220118T0900Z/
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
1017 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with few gusts to 20 knots early
  overnight diminishing to 5 to 10 knots late. Waves 3 to 5 feet
  subsiding to 2 to 4 feet overnight.

* WHERE...Michigan City IN to St Joseph MI.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM EST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
913 PM CST Mon Jan 17 2022

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-181115-
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.A.0004.220118T2100Z-220119T1200Z/
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and North of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5NM Offshore to
mid lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI 5NM
offshore to mid lake-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
913 PM CST Mon Jan 17 2022

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...South winds to 30 knots, veering west by midnight, with
  gusts up to 35 knots possible. Waves 6 to 11 feet possible.

* WHERE...Northern Half of the Open Waters of Lake Michigan, along
  and north of a Sheboygan WI to Pentwater MI line.

* WHEN...From Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous waves which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and waves.

&&

$$
Wood

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
751 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

LHZ363-462-463-180915-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.A.0004.220119T0000Z-220119T1200Z/
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
751 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Expect sustained winds up to 31 knots from the
  southwest with gusts up to 38 knots. The largest significant
  waves will be 10 feet with a potential maximum wave height of
  14 feet.

* WHERE...Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM
  Off Shore, Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond
  5NM Off Shore and Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster
  MI beyond 5NM off shore.

* WHEN...The maximum winds are expected around 10 PM EST Tuesday
  with the largest waves expected around 12 AM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous waves which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and waves.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
314 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

MIZ016>018-020>036-041-042-086>088-095>099-190815-
Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Leelanau-Antrim-Otsego-Montmorency-
Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-Oscoda-Alcona-
Manistee-Wexford-Missaukee-Roscommon-Ogemaw-Iosco-Gladwin-Arenac-
Western Chippewa-Central Chippewa-Southeast Chippewa-
Western Mackinac-Eastern Mackinac-
Mackinac Island/Bois Blanc Island-
Beaver Island and surrounding islands-Charlevoix-
314 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for Eastern Upper Michigan and
Northern Lower Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Accumulating snow and patchy blowing snow is expected this
afternoon into tonight with the greatest accumulations expected
across eastern upper Michigan. Please see the ongoing Winter
Weather Advisories for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Lake effect snow is expected to continue Wednesday into Thursday,
especially across the typical snow belts of northwest lower and
eastern upper Michigan.

Cold temperatures and ice development on area rivers and streams
may result in ice jams and localized flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
314 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-190815-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
314 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for the northern Michigan
nearshore waters of Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Gale force wind gusts are expected on parts of northern Lake
Michigan this afternoon and evening, and on parts of northern
Lake Huron very late tonight. Please see the latest Gale Warning
and marine forecasts for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Gale force wind gusts are expected on parts of northern Lake
Huron Wednesday. Please see the latest Gale Warning and marine
forecasts for additional details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
845 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

INZ004>009-016>018-024>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-015-
016-024-025-190145-
St. Joseph-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Kosciusko-Whitley-
Allen-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Berrien-Cass-
Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton-Defiance-Henry-Paulding-Putnam-
Van Wert-
845 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Indiana, southwest
Michigan and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

There is a low chance of some lingering patchy freezing drizzle
through the early overnight. With temperatures in the 20s overnight,
some slick spots on roads and sidewalks will remain possible through
the early overnight due to the wintry mix from earlier today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Lake effect snow showers are expected Wednesday night into
Thursday across southwest Lower Michigan and northwest Indiana.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
845 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

LMZ043-046-190145-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
845 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST TUESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the nearshore waters of
southeastern Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Small Craft Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Conditions hazardous to small craft are also expected Tuesday into
Thursday, and possible Sunday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
343 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-180930-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
343 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A mix of light freezing drizzle and light snow will result in areas
of slick travel through this evening, especially near and south of
Interstate 96.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Lake effect snow showers are likely to bring some accumulations
to the lakeshore Wednesday through Thursday night that would cause
some impacts to travelers.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
343 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

LMZ844>849-180930-
St Joseph to South Haven MI-South Haven to Holland MI-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-Grand Haven to Whitehall MI-
Whitehall to Pentwater MI-Pentwater to Manistee MI-
343 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Conditions will remain hazardous to Small Craft through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Winds and waves will become hazardous once again late Tuesday
through Wednesday. Some freezing spray will also be possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
321 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-182030-
Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-Shiawassee-Genesee-Lapeer-
St. Clair-Livingston-Oakland-Macomb-Washtenaw-Wayne-Lenawee-Monroe-
321 PM EST Mon Jan 17 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for southeast Michigan.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

There is a chance of freezing drizzle tonight with temperatures in
the 20s, possibly leading to some icy roads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

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