Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
313 AM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

...NORTH GALES AND VERY HIGH WAVES FOR FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

.GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SUBSIDE BY LATE THIS MORNING. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL THEN BRING NORTHERLY GALES TO LAKE MICHIGAN FOR
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THE GALES WILL OCCUR JUST AFTER THE
PASSAGE OF THE COLD FRONT FRIDAY MORNING.

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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-
313 AM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
GALE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
  THROUGH 10 AM. WINDS GRADUALLY SUBSIDING AFTERWARD. FOR FRIDAY
  AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS GUSTING TO 40
  KNOTS WILL LIKELY OCCUR AFTER THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD
  FRONT.

* WAVES: 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. FOR FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...WAVES
  WILL BUILD TO 7 TO 11 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 WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$
MG

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