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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017



LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-231730-
/O.EXP.KLOT.MF.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170223T0900Z/
/O.UPG.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T2000Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.W.0011.170224T0900Z-170225T0300Z/
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 POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM CST FRIDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM CST FRIDAY. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.


* WINDS...EAST NORTHEASTERLY GALES TO 40 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 11 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 14 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

&&


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.

&&

$$

LMZ567-868-231730-
/O.EXP.KLOT.MF.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170223T0900Z/
/O.UPG.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T2000Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.W.0011.170224T0600Z-170224T1800Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN HOLLAND TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO MID-
LINE OF LAKE-
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
FRIDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
FRIDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.


* WINDS...EAST NORTHEAST GALES TO 40 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 11 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 14 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

&&


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.

&&

$$

LMZ080-777-779-878-231030-
/O.CAN.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T1500Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS CANCELLED THE GALE
WATCH.

WHILE A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL REMAIN FARTHER NORTH ON THE LAKE.

$$

LMZ669-671-673-675-870-872-874-876-231730-
/O.UPG.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.W.0011.170224T0600Z-170224T1800Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
FRIDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...EAST GALES 35 TO 40 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 10 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 13 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.

&&

$$

LMZ740-231730-
/O.NEW.KLOT.SC.Y.0018.170223T2100Z-170224T2100Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 PM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 PM CST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO 30 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 9 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 11 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.

&&

$$

LMZ741>744-231730-
/O.NEW.KLOT.SC.Y.0018.170223T2100Z-170224T1200Z/
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
316 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO 25 KT.

* 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.

&&

$$


KJB



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