Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
335 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS AND RESULTANT WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS A FAST-MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES
THROUGH THE REGION...ALONG WITH THE MORE FAVORABLE FETCH. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA GUSTS WILL BEGIN IN THE GRAND MARAIS TO
GRAND PORTAGE NEARSHORE ZONE DUE TO THE MORE FAVORABLE FETCH...AND
INCREASING SOUTHWEST TOWARDS DULUTH.

DUE TO THE INCREASING WINDS...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS EXPECTED FOR
THE GRAND MARAIS TO GRAND PORTAGE NEARSHORE ZONE. THUS...A HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUE.

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GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
335 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO
BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...MODERATE TO HEAVY.

* WIND DIRECTION...SOUTHWEST.

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
335 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING
  AND OVERNIGHT

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-
PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
335 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* SUSTAINED WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 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.

&&

$$

JTS



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