Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
503 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...INCREASING WAVES AND WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

.EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TODAY...AND
CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE TONIGHT.

LMZ521-522-541>543-241815-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0030.140424T1800Z-140425T0600Z/
THE BAY OF GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK
ISLAND PASSAGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE
STURGEON BAY WI-
THE BAY OF GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE
STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
503 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15 TO 25
  KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS THIS MORNING...AND THEN CONTINUE
  INTO THIS EVENING.

* WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON LAKE MICHIGAN THIS
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY
  SUBSIDING OVERNIGHT. WAVES ON THE BAY SHOULD BE 2 FEET OR LESS
  DUE TO ICE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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