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WHUS71 KCLE 130225
MWWCLE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
925 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017


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/O.CON.KCLE.LO.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170213T1000Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
925 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET.

* WATER LEVELS...ON THE WESTERN BASIN WILL DROP BELOW THE CRITICAL
  MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION TONIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO RISE LATE
  TONIGHT AS WINDS START TO DIMINISH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND A
PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
AND VESSEL SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT DURING GALE CONDITIONS.

VESSELS MAY BECOME GROUNDED WHEN WATER LEVELS DROP BELOW THE
CRITICAL MARK. CONTACT THE COAST GUARD FOR THE LATEST WATER
LEVEL. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION OR CONSIDER WAITING
UNTIL WATER LEVELS RISE.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KCLE.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170213T1000Z/
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
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-LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-
LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
925 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KNOTS.

* WAVES...8 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND A
PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
AND VESSEL SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT DURING GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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