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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
418 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

LMZ248-250-250530-
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/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0015.180225T1200Z-180226T0000Z/
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
418 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

A Gale Warning remains in effect from 7 AM to 7 PM EST Sunday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 35 knots from the southwest, with gusts up to
  46 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 9
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 14 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 10 AM EST
  Sunday with the largest waves expected around 11 AM EST
  Sunday.

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 7 AM EST Sunday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...Expect
  sustained winds of up to 27 knots from the east, with gusts up
  to 35 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 9
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 12 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 12 AM EST
  Sunday with the largest waves expected around 2 AM EST Sunday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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 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.

&&

$$

LSZ162-263>265-250530-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0015.180225T1400Z-180226T0600Z/
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
Lake Superior from Saxon Harbor WI to Upper Entrance to Portage
Canal MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian border including Isle
Royale National Park-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
418 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018 /318 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018/

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ SUNDAY
TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ MONDAY...

A Gale Warning remains in effect from 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ Sunday
to 1 AM EST /midnight CST/ Monday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 40 knots from the west, with gusts up to 51
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 6 feet
  with a maximum wave height of up to 9 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 3 PM EST Sunday
  with the largest waves expected around 4 PM EST Sunday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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.

&&

$$

LSZ266-267-250530-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0015.180225T0600Z-180226T0600Z/
Lake Superior East of a line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
and West of a line from Grand Marais MI to the US/Canadian Border
Beyond 5NM from shore-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
418 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO 1 AM EST
MONDAY...

A Gale Warning remains in effect from 1 AM Sunday to 1 AM EST
Monday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 41 knots from the west, with gusts up to 51
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 14 feet
  with a maximum wave height of up to 20 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 4 PM EST Sunday
  with the largest waves expected around 4 PM EST Sunday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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.

&&

$$

KCW


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