Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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WHUS73 KMKX 022137
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
337 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...STRONG EAST WINDS INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN
LATER TONIGHT...BEFORE MOVING FURTHER NORTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. EASTERLY GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE EXPECTED UNTIL
EARLY THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN SLOWLY WEAKEN BY LATER
TONIGHT...AS THE LOW MOVES OVER THE AREA. HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED
TO LINGER INTO THIS EVENING...BEFORE SUBSIDING LATER TONIGHT.

AS THE LOW MOVES OFF...STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. HIGH WAVES WILL BE
MAINLY OVER THE OPEN WATERS DURING THIS PERIOD. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES WILL BE NEEDED FOR A TIME TONIGHT AFTER THE GALE
WARNING EXPIRES...AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

LMZ643>646-030000-
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T0000Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
337 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: EAST WIND TO 30 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 35 KNOTS...ARE
  EXPECTED UNTIL EARLY THIS EVENING. EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL
  GRADUALLY WEAKEN BY LATER TONIGHT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
  WINDS WILL THEN BACK TO THE WEST TO NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY INTO
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES: WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET INTO THIS EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
  3 TO 5 FEET LATER TONIGHT...AND 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$
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