Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
940 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES TODAY THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE
TODAY AND TONIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS FROM TEXAS TO IOWA. WINDS
WILL DIMINISH SOMEWHAT EARLY TOMORROW MORNING, BUT REMAIN WELL
ABOVE SMALL CRAFT CRITERIA THROUGH SUNDAY.

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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-
940 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
  KNOTS RISING TO UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES: WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON AND 7 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

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.

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.

&&

$$

BSH
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