Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
308 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES TODAY THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL INCREASE TODAY AND
TONIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS FROM TEXAS TO IOWA. AS THE LOW
MOVES INTO WISCONSIN EARLY MONDAY MORNING, AN OCCLUDED FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS WITH STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS INTO MONDAY.

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SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
308 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 AM CDT SUNDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS RISING TO UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES: WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  AND 7 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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HENTZ

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