Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
343 PM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

LMZ043-046-170400-
/O.NEW.KIWX.SC.Y.0063.141117T0900Z-141117T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KIWX.GL.W.0017.141117T2100Z-141118T2100Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
343 PM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM MONDAY TO 4 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM MONDAY TO 4 PM EST
TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 2O KNOTS INCREASING TO 3O KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE LATE AFTERNOON
  INCREASING TO 40 KNOT GALES MONDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET LATE TONIGHT BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET BY
  MONDAY EVENING.

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 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.

&&

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