Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
917 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS BUILDING HIGH WAVES LATER TODAY...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHEAST WISCONSIN WILL MOVE INTO LOWER
MICHIGAN TODAY BRINGING GUSTY WEST WINDS TO THE NEARSHORE WATERS
STARTING MID MORNING...WITH WINDS TURNING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON. THE STRONG WINDS WILL BUILD HIGH
WAVES...WITH THE HIGHEST WAVES TOWARD THE OPEN WATERS. WINDS WILL
BEGIN TO LOWER LATE SATURDAY MORNING AS THE LOW SLOWLY MOVES
EAST...BUT THE NORTHERLY WIND FETCH WILL CAUSE WAVES TO REMAIN
ELEVATED SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

LMZ643>646-172230-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0074.141017T1500Z-141018T2100Z/
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-
917 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS BY MID MORNING. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO
  10 TO 20 KNOTS SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 1 TO 2 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON AND 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$
DDV

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