Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
924 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...STRONG EAST WINDS TODAY...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIT EASTERN KANSAS AND MOVE TOWARD FAR
SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN BY EARLY THIS EVENING. AS THE LOW
APPROACHES...STRONG EAST WIND GUSTS WILL REACH GALE FORCE LATER
THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...THOUGH THE
NORTHERN NEARSHORE WATERS MAY NOT SEE FREQUENT GALE GUSTS UNTIL
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS EASE LATER TONIGHT AS THE LOW MOVES
OVER THE AREA. AS THE LOW MOVES OFF...STRONG WESTERLY WINDS ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
WILL BE NEEDED FOR A TIME THIS EVENING AFTER THE GALE WARNING
EXPIRES...AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.

LMZ643>646-022330-
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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-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS MORNING...WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 35 KNOTS. NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING...
  EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT THEN BACKING NORTHWEST
  WEDNESDAY.

* WAVES: WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
  SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATER TONIGHT AND 2 TO 4 FEET
  WEDNESDAY.

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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