Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
238 AM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TONIGHT THEN GALES POSSIBLE TUESDAY
AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

LMZ643>646-231545-
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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-
238 AM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 9 AM CDT TUESDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH POSSIBLE GALE GUSTS
  TO 35 KNOTS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES: INCREASING TO 2 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND 3 TO 5 FEET TUESDAY
  AND TUESDAY NIGHT BUT HIGHER TOWARDS 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 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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HENTZ

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