Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
854 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...GUSTY WEST WINDS DIMINISH BELOW SMALL CRAFT CRITERIA TONIGHT...

.GUSTY WEST WINDS DUE TO A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT IN THE WAKE OF
A PASSING COLD FRONT CONTINUE...BUT ARE NO LONGER HIGH ENOUGH TO
MEET SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA...AND THE ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE
AT 10PM CDT. HOWEVER...THOUGH BELOW THE ADVISORY CRITERIA WINDS
ARE FAIRLY GUSTY...SO INEXPERIENCED MARINERS AND THOSE PILOTING
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STILL EXERCISE CAUTION IF ON THE WATER TONIGHT.
FURTHER...ANOTHER BREEZY DAY LOOKS LIKELY THURSDAY...AND A NEW
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY APPEARS LIKELY FOR TOMORROW MORNING.

LMZ521-522-541>543-300300-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-150730T0300Z/
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  CEDAR RIVER TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE
AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
854 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
  KNOTS...WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS FOR THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* WAVES...WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. THE HIGHEST WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE BAY...PARTICULARLY NEAR
  DEATH`S DOOR...AS WELL AS NEAR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
  MICHIGAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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