Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
339 PM EDT FRI OCT 13 2017

LMZ043-046-140345-
/O.NEW.KIWX.GL.A.0008.171015T0000Z-171016T0000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
339 PM EDT FRI OCT 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
GALE WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SATURDAY NIGHT BECOMING
  WEST THEN NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOT GALES
  POSSIBLE.

* WAVES...6 TO 12 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

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