Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
1000 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

...INCREASING NORTH WINDS WILL BUILD HIGH WAVES...

.NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING
IN THE TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE MOVING EAST FROM EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR...AND HIGH
PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS. THE
BRISK WINDS WILL BUILD HIGH WAVES BY LATE THIS EVENING.

WINDS WILL DECREASE TUESDAY EVENING...BUT WITH THE NORTHERLY
FETCH...WAVES WILL BE SLOWER TO SUBSIDE UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

LMZ643>646-202300-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0076.141021T0300Z-141022T0600Z/
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-
1000 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS: NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING. BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
  DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY TUESDAY EVENING..AND 5 TO 10
  KNOTS OVERNIGHT.

* WAVES: 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS EVENING...AND 3
  TO 6 FEET TUESDAY...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY THE EARLY
  OVERNIGHT HOURS TUESDAY NIGHT.

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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