Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
503 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY OVER THE HEAD OF LAKE
SUPERIOR...

.AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE LOCATED OVER HUDSON BAY WILL BRING
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW OVER THE NORTHLAND TODAY. THIS NORTHEAST FLOW
SHOULD ACCELERATE DUE TO A MORE FAVORABLE FETCH OFF LAKE SUPERIOR.
OBSERVING STATIONS ALONG THE HEAD OF LAKE SUPERIOR INDICATE GUSTS
OF APPROXIMATELY 20 KNOTS EARLY THIS MORNING, WITH GUSTS
ANTICIPATED TO INCREASE LATER TODAY, ALONG WITH INCREASING WAVE
HEIGHTS.

LSZ142>145-292015-
/O.EXT.KDLH.SC.Y.0011.170329T1003Z-170330T0300Z/
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
503 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 25 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.

&&

$$

JTS



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