Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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WHUS73 KIWX 140238
MWWIWX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1038 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

LMZ043-046-141045-
/O.EXT.KIWX.SC.Y.0018.140414T0600Z-140414T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KIWX.GL.W.0009.140414T1100Z-140414T2100Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
1038 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 7 AM EDT
MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 5 PM EDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 5 PM EDT MONDAY.
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 7 AM EDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
  VEERING WEST OVERNIGHT. NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS MONDAY...WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT...THEN TO 10 TO 14 FEET
  MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS ARE LIKELY...AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN
4 FEET ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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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