Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
322 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY WILL BUILD LARGER WAVES...

.SOUTHEAST WINDS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL BUILD LARGE WAVES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO NEAR 30
KNOTS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING THIS AFTERNOON.

THE WINDS AND WAVES WILL DIMINISH BY EVENING AFTER A WEAK COLD
FRONT PASSAGE CAUSES THE WINDS TO BECOME MORE WESTERLY. THOSE
WINDS WILL THEN PICK UP TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
ANOTHER SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR THOSE
CONDITIONS.

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PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
322 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS EARLY THIS MORNING.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

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SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
322 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR
  30 KNOTS EARLY THIS MORNING.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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.

&&

$$


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