Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
910 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

.A STRONG TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES TODAY...BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS TO THE NEARSHORE
WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH MID
MORNING WITH SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST GALE FORCE WINDS THEN EXPECTED
FROM MID MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON TODAY. THE GUSTY WINDS
WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT.

LMZ643>646-292215-
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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-
910 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40
  KNOTS BY ABOUT MID MORNING. THE WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH LATER
  THIS EVENING.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES WILL
  SLOWLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

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HENTZ

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