Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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WHUS73 KMKX 021448
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
948 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

.GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE INTO EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...AS LOW PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT APPROACH LAKE
MICHIGAN FROM THE WEST.

WIND GUSTS MAY REACH 30 KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON
NORTH OF NORTH POINT LIGHTHOUSE. SOUTH OF NORTH POINT
LIGHTHOUSE...WIND GUSTS MAY GET AS HIGH AS 38 KNOTS. THUS...THE
GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH POINT LIGHTHOUSE TO
WINTHROP HARBOR ILLINOIS.

THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL RESULT IN WAVE HEIGHTS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET...WITH THE HIGHEST WAVES TOWARDS THE OPEN WATER. WINDS AND
WAVES WILL DIMINISH DURING THE EVENING...HOWEVER SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AT THAT TIME.

LMZ645-646-022300-
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NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
948 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS UNTIL EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS WILL INCREASE TO
  UP TO 38 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

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.

&&

$$

LMZ643-644-022300-
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SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
948 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$
WOOD
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX



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