Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
929 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY...

..NORTHEAST GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND INTO
TONIGHT AS DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE MOVES FROM MISSOURI TO ALONG THE
OHIO RIVER. THE WINDY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN VERY HIGH WAVES.
WINDS WILL EASE OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING...BUT WAVES
WILL BE SLOWER TO SUBSIDE UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL BE NEEDED FOR A TIME AFTER THE GALE WARNING EXPIRES.

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...HIGH WAVES AND COLDER
TEMPERATURES BEING PULLED ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN WILL ALSO PRODUCE
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY LATER TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

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NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
929 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WINDS
  TURN NORTH AND DECREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT AND 10 TO 15
  KNOTS LATE MONDAY MORNING.

* WAVES: 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET MONDAY
  MORNING AND 2 TO 4 FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS AND WAVES WILL PRODUCE HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

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
WARING AREA.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
AUGURING. 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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SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
929 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WINDS
  TURN NORTH AND DECREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT AND 10 TO 15
  KNOTS LATE MONDAY MORNING.

* WAVES: 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET MONDAY
  MORNING AND 2 TO 4 FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS AND WAVES WILL PRODUCE HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY LATER THIS
  MORNING INTO LATE TONIGHT.

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
WARING AREA.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
AUGURING. 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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