Marine Weather Message
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WHUS73 KLOT 140847
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

LMZ743>745-141700-
/O.EXT.KLOT.SC.Y.0114.000000T0000Z-171214T2100Z/
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...To 30 kt early this morning diminishing to 10 to 20 kt
  later this morning.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 8 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 10 ft.

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 wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

LMZ740>742-141700-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0114.000000T0000Z-171214T1800Z/
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...10 to 20 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 7 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 9 ft.

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 wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


JEE


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