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WHUS73 KIWX 120230
MWWIWX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
930 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

LMZ043-046-121030-
/O.EXT.KIWX.GL.W.0004.160212T1700Z-160213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KIWX.UP.W.0001.160213T0000Z-160213T1200Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
930 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST
SATURDAY. A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY: HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

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 HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

&&

$$


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