Lake Erie Small Craft Advisory Broadcast by National Weather Service

Lake Erie whitecapsURGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
347 PM EDT FRI MAY 13 2016

LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-
THE LAKE OH-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 8 PM
EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS OUT OF THE SOUTH
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL BACK OUT OF THE WEST BY
  THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 4 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY AND UP TO
  7 FEET BY SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WAVES OF 4 FEET OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED OR WIND SPEEDS REACH 21 TO 33 KNOTS WHICH MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
DURING THESE CONDITIONS.