Small Craft Advisory in Forecast for this Afternoon

Lake Erie whitecapsURGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
353 AM EDT SUN JUN 5 2016


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM EDT MONDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES...WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE ISLANDS.

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.