Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
948 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER WESTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON...TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. BEHIND THE COLD FRONT STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 KTS WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 KTS AT TIMES. WAVES
ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD TO 6 FEET OR MORE ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE LESS SEVERE ALONG THE NORTH SHORE.

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BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
948 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT
FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY THIS
  EVENING.

* WIND GUSTS.....GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 KNOTS.


* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET FOR OVERNIGHT 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.

&&

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GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
948 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY THIS
  EVENING WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 KTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET FOR OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.

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.

&&

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