Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
416 PM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS CONTINUING TONIGHT...

.STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING
LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF STRONGER WINDS WILL
OCCUR LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING WITH GALES MORE
LIKELY. GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE TWIN PORTS AREA AND A
GALE WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THAT AREA.

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TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
416 PM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

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

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES...8 TO 10 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-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-
416 PM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

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

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...7 TO 9 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-
PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
416 PM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

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

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...7 TO 9 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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