Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
904 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...BRISK SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS CANADA
AND HIGH PRESSURE PASSING BY TO THE SOUTH WILL RESULT IN STRONG
SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING BY EVENING. EXPECT WINDY CONDITIONS
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. ICE COVERAGE IS SOMEWHAT UNCERTAIN
WITHIN THE NEARSHORE WATERS...LOWERING CONFIDENCE IS EXPECTED
WAVE HEIGHTS.

LMZ643>646-232315-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0023.150224T0300Z-150225T0600Z/
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-
904 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS: BACKING TO SOUTHWEST TODAY AND INCREASING TO UP TO 30
  KNOTS THIS EVENING. WINDS EVENTUALLY VEER NORTHWEST BY TUESDAY
  EVENING AND DIMINISH BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS BY
  MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES: BUILD TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN ICE FREE AREAS TONIGHT.

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.

&&

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HENTZ
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX


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