Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
337 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...GUSTY WINDS AND BUILDING WAVES FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP ON FRIDAY BETWEEN HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND LOW PRESSURE OVER THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES. WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY MORNING AND
BECOME NORTHWEST BY THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT AFTERNOON GUSTS UP TO 30
KNOTS WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS DURING THE EVENING
TOWARD THE OPEN WATERS.

LMZ643>646-120545-
/O.NEW.KMKX.SC.Y.0015.160212T1800Z-160213T1500Z/
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-
337 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS ARE POSSIBLE
  FRIDAY EVENING TOWARD THE OPEN WATERS. WINDS WILL DECREASE ON
  SATURDAY.

* WAVES: WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 3
  TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE SUBSIDING.

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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