Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WHUS73 KMQT 301042
MWWMQT

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
542 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

LSZ263-301200-
/O.NEW.KMQT.UP.W.0007.150130T1042Z-150130T1200Z/
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-
542 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING.

* TIMING: EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR UNTIL 7 AM EST
  THIS MORNING.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

&&

$$

LSZ266-301845-
/O.EXT.KMQT.UP.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0004.150131T1700Z-150201T0200Z/
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-
542 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 38
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET
  WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM SATURDAY.

THE HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THIS MORNING.

* TIMING: EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR UNTIL 10 AM EST
  THIS MORNING.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

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.

&&

$$

LSZ264-267-301845-
/O.CON.KMQT.UP.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150130T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0004.150131T1700Z-150201T0200Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
542 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 39 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM SATURDAY.

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THIS MORNING.

* TIMING: EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR UNTIL 7 AM EST
  THIS MORNING.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

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.

&&

$$

KF



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