Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
401 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

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NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
401 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM EST
THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
NOON EST TODAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES.

* WAVES: 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET.

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
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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