Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
224 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

LMZ521-522-541>543-102045-
224 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SHIFTING WINDS OVER THE NEXT 2 HOURS TO BREAK UP THE DENSE FOG...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAY OF GREEN BAY...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO SHEBOYGAN...

AT 209 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG COLD
FRONT...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM 7 NM NORTH OF
GILLS ROCK TO 15 NM WEST OF OSHKOSH...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

THIS FRONT WILL BE NEAR...
    LITTLE STURGEON BAY BY 230 PM CDT.
    FISH CREEK TO DYCKESVILLE BY 240 PM CDT.
    DEATHS DOOR TO STURGEON BAY BY 256 PM CDT.
    WHITEFISH BAY BY 315 PM CDT.
    KEWAUNEE BY 400 PM CDT.

WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL SHIFT SUDDENLY TO THE NORTHWEST AND
INCREASE TO SUSTAINED 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.  WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO INCREASE INTO EARLY THIS EVENING AS COLD AIR POURS
ACROSS THE REGION.  DENSE FOG REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO 1 STATUTE
MILE WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT MARINERS UNTIL THIS FRONT PASSES.

THE FRONT WILL BE NEAR...
GREEN BAY HARBOR ENTRANCE LIGHT AROUND 220 PM CDT.
EAGLE BLUFF LIGHT AROUND 225 PM CDT.
BAY SHORE PARK AROUND 235 PM CDT.
DETROIT ISLAND AND SHERWOOD POINT LIGHT AROUND 245 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. REDUCE YOUR
SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

BOATERS ON THE LAKE AND BAY SHOULD PLAN FOR THE EXPECTED FRONTAL
PASSAGE AS WINDS WILL SHIFT ABRUPTLY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4474 8725 4451 8740 4415 8743 4389 8772
      4410 8771 4419 8752 4447 8754 4510 8707
      4525 8710 4492 8739 4481 8732 4484 8760
      4464 8776 4454 8803 4455 8803 4473 8799
      4542 8713 4534 8689 4542 8681 4535 8669

$$

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