Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
336 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. 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-
336 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...MODERATE TO HEAVY.

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...5 TO 7 FEET.

* WIND DIRECTION...WEST.

* WAVE DIRECTION...SOUTHWEST.

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.

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

&&

$$

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GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
336 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHWEST 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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TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-
336 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 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-
336 PM 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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TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
336 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
  15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* 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-
336 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 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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