Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
339 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...STRENGTHENING NORTHEAST WINDS AND BUILDING WAVES...

.A DEVELOPING AND STRONG WINTER STORM WILL TRACK OVER SOUTHERN
WISCONSIN TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. NORTHEAST GALES ARE EXPECTED
LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY WHICH WILL ALSO CREATE WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FEET.

LMZ541>543-240545-
/O.CON.KGRB.GL.W.0004.170224T0600Z-170225T0000Z/
ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
339 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS...TURNING NORTHEAST THIS EVENING
AND INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS LATE
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET LATE TONIGHT...THEN
  BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS AROUND 35 KNOTS OR GREATER ARE
EXPECTED.  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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