Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
1006 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS DELAYED UNTIL TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING FROM THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY TOWARD WESTERN
LAKE ERIE WILL RESULT IN A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER LAKE
MICHIGAN AND INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. THE WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO FREQUENTLY GUST OVER 20
KNOTS UNTIL TONIGHT. HENCE THE START OF THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 25 KNOTS TONIGHT WITH BUILDING
WAVES TO 3 TO 5 FEET TOWARD THE OPEN WATER. THESE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO LINGER INTO THURSDAY 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-
1006 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST THURSDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON CST THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS WILL BECOME MORE NORTHWEST AND
  INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES: WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. HIGHEST WAVES
  TOWARD OPEN WATER.

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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