Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
138 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

LMZ740>745-251545-
/O.CAN.KLOT.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-180225T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KLOT.GL.W.0013.180225T0738Z-180225T2100Z/
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
138 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has cancelled the Small
Craft Advisory and replaced it with a Gale Warning.

* WINDS...to 40 kt occasionally to 45 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 7 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 9 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-251545-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-180226T0300Z/
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan Holland to Whitehall MI 5 nm off shore to mid-
line of lake-
138 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Southeast gales to 35 kt becoming southwest gales to 45
  kt by late tonight. Occasional storm force winds to 50 kt
  Sunday morning.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 16 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 21 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-251545-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-180225T2100Z/
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
138 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southeast gales to 35 kt becoming southwest gales to 45
  kt by late tonight.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 14 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 18 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$



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