Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
351 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

LMZ043-046-291600-
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/O.NEW.KIWX.GL.W.0014.141031T1200Z-141101T0900Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
351 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS FRIDAY BECOMING
  NORTH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...4 TO 7 FEET... SUBSIDING TO LESS THAN 4 FEET LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. WAVES INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 FEET FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

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
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.

&&

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