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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

A Gale Watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* Wind and waves during the Gale Watch: Expect sustained winds
  of up to 29 knots from the west, with gusts up to 36 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 11 feet with a
  maximum wave height of up to 16 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 4 PM EST
  Tuesday with the largest waves expected around 5 PM EST
  Tuesday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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 Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0168.171218T0400Z-171219T0900Z/
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.A.0027.171219T0900Z-171220T0900Z/
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River MI-
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

A Gale Watch remains in effect from late Monday night through
late Tuesday night.

* Wind and waves during the Gale Watch: Expect sustained winds
  of up to 31 knots from the west, with gusts up to 39 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 11 feet with a
  maximum wave height of up to 17 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 4 PM EST
  Tuesday with the largest waves expected around 8 PM EST
  Tuesday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

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 Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMQT.GL.A.0027.171219T1500Z-171220T0300Z/
Point Isabelle to Lower Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Lower Entrance of Portage Canal To Huron Islands MI Including
Keweenaw and Huron Bays-
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

A Gale Watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* Wind and waves during the Gale Watch: Expect sustained winds
  of up to 27 knots from the west, with gusts up to 38 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 6 feet with a
  maximum wave height of up to 8 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 4 PM EST
  Tuesday with the largest waves expected around 5 PM EST
  Tuesday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMQT.GL.A.0027.171219T1500Z-171220T0600Z/
Huron Islands to Marquette MI-Marquette to Munising MI-
Munising to Grand Marais MI-Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

A Gale Watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through late
Tuesday night.

* Wind and waves during the Gale Watch: Expect sustained winds
  of up to 30 knots from the west, with gusts up to 39 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 14 feet with a
  maximum wave height of up to 21 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 6 PM EST
  Tuesday with the largest waves expected around 9 PM EST
  Tuesday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMQT.GL.A.0027.171219T1500Z-171220T0300Z/
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-Black River to Ontonagon MI-
Lake Superior from Saxon Harbor WI to Upper Entrance to Portage
Canal MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian border including Isle
Royale National Park-
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 /825 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017/

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

A Gale Watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* Wind and waves during the Gale Watch: Expect sustained winds
  of up to 29 knots from the west, with gusts up to 37 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 11 feet with a
  maximum wave height of up to 16 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 3 PM EST
  Tuesday with the largest waves expected around 5 PM EST
  Tuesday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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Manitou Island to Point Isabelle MI-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
Lake Superior East of a line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
and West of a line from Grand Marais MI to the US/Canadian Border
Beyond 5NM from shore-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
925 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

A Gale Watch remains in effect from late Monday night through
late Tuesday night.

* Wind and waves during the Gale Watch: Expect sustained winds
  of up to 32 knots from the northwest, with gusts up to 40
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 15 feet
  with a maximum wave height of up to 22 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 6 PM EST
  Tuesday with the largest waves expected around 9 PM EST
  Tuesday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

Borchardt



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