Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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WHUS73 KMKX 260850
MWWMKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
250 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP QUICKLY THIS MORNING. GALE
FORCE GUSTS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF NORTH POINT LIGHTHOUSE
DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS. A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH
POINT LIGHT TO WINTHROP HARBOR ILLINOIS. FARTHER NORTH...A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS FOR ALL
AREAS NORTH OF NORTH POINT LIGHT.

LMZ645-646-261700-
/O.EXT.KMKX.GL.W.0005.170226T1500Z-170227T0000Z/
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
250 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
CST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BY MID MORNING. WINDS
  DIMINISHING THIS AFTERNOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

LMZ643-644-261700-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0020.170226T0900Z-170227T0300Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
250 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
  DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE SUNDAY 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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