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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
915 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...STRENGTHENING WINDS ON SATURDAY...

LMZ740>744-201015-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0061.160820T1800Z-160821T1500Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
915 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO
10 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST SATURDAY EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 4 FT ACROSS ILLINOIS AND TO 5 FT ACROSS
  FAR NORTHWEST INDIANA.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 7 FT ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST INDIANA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

LMZ745-201015-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0061.160820T1800Z-160821T2100Z/
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
915 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO
4 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST SATURDAY EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 7 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 9 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

LMZ261-362-364-563-201015-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0018.160821T0300Z-160821T1200Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
915 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 8 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 10 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

MTF



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