Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WHUS73 KDLH 121535
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
935 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY...

.A PASSING CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS
TO WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. THE WINDS
WILL VEER NORTHWESTERLY BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AS ARCTIC AIR POURS
INTO THE REGION. ADDITIONAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY
REPLACE THE GALE WARNINGS THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING.

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GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
935 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...6 TO 8 FEET.

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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TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-
935 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

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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PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
935 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

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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TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
935 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST FRIDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

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CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-
OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
935 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST FRIDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 35
  KNOTS.

* WAVES...1 TO 3 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

JTS



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