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WHUS73 KIWX 050348
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1048 PM EST MON DEC 4 2017

LMZ043-046-051200-
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-171206T1200Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
1048 PM EST MON DEC 4 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
  BECOMING WEST LATE TONIGHT. WEST TO 30 KNOTS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
  NIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FEET
  LATE...THEN TO 6 TO 12 FEET TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
  OCCASIONALLY UP TO 15 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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