Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for 5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including Bois Blanc Island (LHZ347) Great Lakes Marine Zones Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Small Craft Advisory Small Craft Advisory - 5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including Bois Blanc Island (Great Lakes Marine Zones)


Updated:Tue 10-Dec-19 08:10am PST
Effective:Tue 10-Dec-19 08:10am PST
Expires:Wed 11-Dec-19 04:00pm PST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: 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; St Ignace to False Detour Channel; Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including Mackinac Island; Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI
 
Instructions: Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

Message summary: ...small craft advisory remains in effect until 7 pm est wednesday...
* what...highest gusts up to 30 kt and highest waves around 8 feet.
* where...straits of mackinac within 5 nm of mackinac bridge including mackinac island, 5nm east of mackinac bridge to presque isle light mi including bois blanc island, sturgeon pt to alabaster mi, st ignace to false detour channel and presque isle light to sturgeon pt mi including thunder bay national marine sanctuary.
* when...until 7 pm est wednesday.
* impacts...conditions will be hazardous to small craft.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone LHZ347