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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1008 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

LMZ043-046-261115-
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/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0004.170226T1500Z-170227T0000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
1008 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  OVERNIGHT. SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY WITH
  35 KNOT GALE GUSTS LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WAVES: 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
  OVERNIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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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