Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
334 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...BRISK SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS MORNING...

.THE COMBINATION OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS CANADA
AND HIGH PRESSURE PASSING BY TO THE SOUTH WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE
BRISK SOUTHWEST WINDS ACROSS THE NEAR SHORE WATERS THIS MORNING.
THE WINDS WILL BECOME MORE WEST THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN NORTHWEST
TONIGHT AS AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH. THE WINDS WILL
LOSE A BIT OF THEIR GUSTINESS THIS AFTERNOON AND FURTHER DIMINISH
TONIGHT.

ICE COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN WIDESPREAD THIS MORNING OVER
THE NEAR SHORE WATERS...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME BREAKS IN THE
ICE COVER THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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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-
334 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
  THIS MORNING...BECOMING WEST AND DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  THIS AFTERNOON...FURTHER DIMINISHING TONIGHT.

* WAVES: LIMITED DUE TO WIDESPREAD ICE COVER.

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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MBK



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