Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHLAND MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING, SETTING THE STAGE FOR COLD NORTHWEST FLOW OVER
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FLOW COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE
GALE- FORCE WIND GUSTS MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE WINDS
AND RESULTING WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
WHERE THE STRONGEST WAVES WILL BE NEAR AREAS OF THE SOUTH SHORE
NEAR AND EAST OF THE BAYFIELD PENINSULA.

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GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 7 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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-
OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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