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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
323 PM EST SAT DEC 9 2017

LMZ043-046-100300-
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-171210T0300Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
323 PM EST SAT DEC 9 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS 35 TO 40 KNOT GALES FROM
  NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MICHIGAN AND TO 45 KNOT GALES
  VICINITY OF MICHIGAN CITY THROUGH SUNSET. NORTHWEST WIND TO 30
  KNOTS BACKING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35
  KNOT GALES THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES DECREASING TO
  3 TO 6 FEET BY SUNDAY.

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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