Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
923 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...GUSTY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS WAVES EXPECTED...

.SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO VEER WEST EARLY TONIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE AREA. HIGH WAVES FROM THE PROLONGED
PERIOD OF SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT. AFTER A
BRIEF LULL IN THE WINDS AND WAVES OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE AGAIN MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
TUESDAY. A FEW GUSTS TO 35KTS IS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY IN NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

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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-
923 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KTS...VEERING WEST TONIGHT. WEST WINDS
  WILL INCREASE AGAIN MONDAY MORNING WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
  EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY NEAR NORTHERN DOOR COUNTY TO WASHINGTON
  ISLAND. EXPECT GUSTY WEST WINDS TO CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT AND
  TUESDAY.

* WAVES...DIMINISHING TO 2 TO 4 FT BY MIDNIGHT. CONTINUED 2 TO 4
  FT WAVES ARE EXPECTED ON THE WEST WINDS...THOUGH SOME HIGHER
  WAVE ACTION IS POSSIBLE TOWARDS THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
  MICHIGAN.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS 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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