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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
344 PM EST MON DEC 11 2017

LMZ043-046-120445-
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0021.171212T0300Z-171213T0000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
344 PM EST MON DEC 11 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING INCREASING
  TO GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
  CONTINUING INTO EARLY TUESDAY EVENING.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 20 TO 22
  FOOT BY LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY. WAVES
  SUBSIDING TO AROUND 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 15 FEET WAVES
  TUESDAY NIGHT.

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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