Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1015 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING THE AREA FROM THE SOUTHWEST
WILL RESULT IN NORTHEAST GALES AND BUILDING WAVES ON THE BAY AND
LAKE TODAY AND TONIGHT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTH MONDAY AS
THE CENTER OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS WISCONSIN...
AND AN OCCLUDED FRONT WRAPS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS WILL
INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST AGAIN TUESDAY AS THE LOW PULLS AWAY
FROM THE AREA.

LMZ521-522-541>543-302315-
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GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  CEDAR RIVER TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE
AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
1015 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY
  AFTERNOON...WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AROUND 35 KNOTS EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH MUCH OF TONIGHT.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 4 TO 7 FEET ON THE BAY...AND TO 6
  TO 9 FEET ON THE LAKE. THE HIGHEST WAVES ARE EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS MAY DIMINISH SOME LATE TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE SOUTH
  MONDAY MORNING. THE SOUTH WINDS ARE LIKELY TO MAINTAIN
  SUFFICIENT WAVES TO WARRANT A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE
  LAKE FOR MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS WILL VEER TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND INCREASE AGAIN BY
  TUESDAY MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NECESSARY TUESDAY
  FOR THE LAKE AND THE BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS AROUND 35 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED.
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.

&&

$$

BERSCH



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