Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
247 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
247 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
  THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS VEER NORTH AND DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...THEN BACKING
  NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TO
  4 FEET OR LESS BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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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STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES...OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX/?N=MARINE










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