Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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WHUS73 KMKX 171959
MWWMKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
259 PM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS BUILDING HIGH WAVES...

.GUSTY WINDS BEHIND DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST INTO
SATURDAY. THE STRONG WINDS WILL BUILD HIGH WAVES...WITH THE
HIGHEST WAVES TOWARD THE OPEN WATERS. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO EASE LATE
SATURDAY MORNING AS THE LOW SLOWLY MOVES EAST...BUT THE NORTHERLY
WIND FETCH WILL CAUSE WAVES TO REMAIN ELEVATED SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

LMZ643>646-180400-
/O.EXT.KMKX.SC.Y.0074.000000T0000Z-141019T0000Z/
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-
259 PM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 10
  TO 20 KNOTS SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES WILL
  REMAIN IN THE 4 TO 7 FEET RANGE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
  SATURDAY...SLOWLY DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/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.

&&

$$
DDV

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