Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WHUS73 KDLH 150247
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
947 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND GALE-FORCE GUSTS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING WITH STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND GALE-FORCE GUSTS
EXPECTED. THE TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT THIS EVENING WILL WORK
IN CONCERT WITH THE RELATIVELY WARM LAKE TEMPERATURES TO MIX
STRONGER WINDS ALOFT DOWN TO THE LAKE SURFACE OVERNIGHT. AS THE
SURFACE LOW LIFTS NORTHEASTWARD OUT OF THE REGION ON SUNDAY...
WINDS WILL BACK NORTHERLY AND WIND SPEEDS WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE. WAVES WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS TO SMALLER VESSELS FROM
CHEQUAMEGON BAY TO SAXON HARBOR THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
947 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES...10 TO 14 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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DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
947 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT SUNDAY...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...7 TO 9 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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CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-
947 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT SUNDAY...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 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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GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
947 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 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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TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
947 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 8 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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