Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
233 PM CST FRI NOV 17 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS THROUGH EVENING...
...GALE WARNING ON SATURDAY...

LMZ643>646-180630-
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SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
233 PM CST FRI NOV 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS TODAY...
  DIMINISHING LATER TONIGHT. WINDS SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST AND
  INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KNOTS SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
  EVENING.

* WAVES: 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
  FEET EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES HIGHEST TOWARD SHEBOYGAN.
  WAVES WILL BUILD ONCE AGAIN TO 5 TO 8 FEET ON SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON...HIGHEST NEAR OPEN WATERS.

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 WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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