Marine Weather Forecast Demands Attention

weather at Put in BayFrom Captain Billy Market:

“Here’s the “roller coaster” wind forecast for the next 7 days:

Thursday-SSW 30+ with gusts to 50.

Friday-W 10-15.

Saturday-WSW 35+ with gusts to 45.

Sunday-NW 5-15.

Monday- N 25-30.   Tuesday NE 5-15.   Wednesday SW 30+.

 

Four “windy” days with a short break in between each of the blows. Reach your own conclusions. Welcome to late March/early April on the lake. Just saying and just praying. . .

URGENT – MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE”

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
406 PM EDT WED MAR 30 2016

MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING WITH SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS AT TIMES ON
  THURSDAY.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS
  AND 7 FEET OFFSHORE.