Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
956 PM EST Sun Feb 11 2018

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/O.EXA.KMQT.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-180212T0900Z/
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
956 PM EST Sun Feb 11 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a Gale
Warning...which is in effect until 4 AM EST Monday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 34 knots from the west, with gusts up to 40
  knots.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 9 PM EST Sunday.

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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.

&&

$$

LSZ266-267-121100-
/O.EXT.KMQT.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-180212T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMQT.UP.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180212T1200Z/
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-
956 PM EST Sun Feb 11 2018

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

The Gale Warning is now in effect until 7 AM EST Monday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 35 knots from the west, with gusts up to 47
  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 9 PM EST Sunday
  with the largest waves expected around 11 PM EST Sunday.

A Heavy Freezing Spray Warning remains in effect until 7 AM EST
Monday.

* TIMING...Expect heavy freezing spray to occur until 7 AM EST
  Monday.

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 equipped to do so, remain in port or avoid the
warning area.

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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.

&&

$$

Borchardt



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