Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1028 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

LSZ241>243-263-121630-
/O.EXP.KMQT.UP.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180112T1500Z/
Black River to Ontonagon MI-
Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River 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-
1028 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018 /928 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018/

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

The Heavy Freezing Spray Warning is no longer in effect.

$$

LSZ248>251-122330-
/O.NEW.KMQT.SC.Y.0006.180112T1528Z-180113T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMQT.UP.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180113T1100Z/
Huron Islands to Marquette MI-Marquette to Munising MI-
Munising to Grand Marais MI-Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
1028 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a Small
Craft Advisory...which is in effect until 1 PM EST Saturday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...Expect
  sustained winds of up to 26 knots from the northwest, with
  gusts up to 33 knots. The largest expected significant waves
  will be 11 feet with a maximum wave height of up to 16 feet
  possible. Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 11 AM EST
  Friday with the largest waves expected around 11 AM EST
  Friday.

A Heavy Freezing Spray Warning remains in effect until 6 AM EST
Saturday.

* TIMING...Expect heavy freezing spray to occur until 6 AM EST
  Saturday.

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 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.

&&

$$

LSZ244-245-264>267-122330-
/O.CON.KMQT.UP.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180113T1100Z/
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
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-
1028 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

A Heavy Freezing Spray Warning remains in effect until 6 AM EST
Saturday.

* TIMING...Expect heavy freezing spray to occur until 6 AM EST
  Saturday.

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.

&&

$$

LMZ248-250-122300-
/O.NEW.KMQT.SC.Y.0006.180112T1528Z-180112T2300Z/
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
1028 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a Small
Craft Advisory...which is in effect until 6 PM EST this evening.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...Expect
  sustained winds of up to 22 knots from the north, with gusts up
  to 29 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 4
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 6 feet possible. Wave
  height forecasts are for ice free areas.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 11 AM EST
  Friday with the largest waves expected around 11 AM EST
  Friday.

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.

&&

$$

KCW



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