Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
645 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GUSTY NORTH WINDS DEVELOPING LATER TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP DOWN LAKE MICHIGAN THIS EVENING.
GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT OVER THE NEAR SHORE
WATERS BEHIND THE DEPARTING COLD FRONT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG WITH BUILDING WAVES.

HENCE THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A GALE
WARNING.

LMZ643>646-040745-
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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-
645 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT WITH GUSTS
  TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES: WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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