Marine Weather Message
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WHUS71 KCLE 182006
MWWCLE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
306 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

LEZ142>144-162>164-190415-
/O.CON.KCLE.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141119T0300Z/
/O.CON.KCLE.LO.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-141119T0900Z/
MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION-
306 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING. A
LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THIS
  EVENING THEN WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE.

* WAVES: WAVES OF 6 TO 9 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO 5 TO 7 FEET
  OVERNIGHT.

* LOW WATER: WATER LEVELS ON THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE WILL
  REMAIN BELOW THE CRITICAL MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION INTO TONIGHT.
  AT 3 PM THE WATER LEVEL AT TOLEDO WAS 16 INCHES BELOW LOW WATER
  DATUM...WHICH IS 18 INCHES BELOW THE CRITICAL MARK FOR SAFE
  NAVIGATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND
PROPER EQUIPMENT. MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SHOULD
REMAIN IN HARBOR OR SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE BELOW
THE CRITICAL MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION. VESSELS MAY BOTTOM OUT OR
BECOME GROUNDED. CONTACT THE COAST GUARD FOR THE LATEST WATER
LEVEL. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION DURING LOW WATER
CONDITIONS OR CONSIDER WAITING UNTIL WATER LEVELS RISE.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KCLE.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141119T0300Z/
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
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-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
306 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

* WAVES: WAVES OF 10 TO 14 FEET WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT... THEN
  BEGIN TO SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND
PROPER EQUIPMENT. MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SHOULD
REMAIN IN HARBOR OR SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

&&

$$







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