Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
432 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

LSZ162-240445-
/O.UPG.KMQT.GL.A.0011.160424T1500Z-160425T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0020.160424T1500Z-160426T0000Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
432 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016 /332 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ SUNDAY TO
8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ SUNDAY TO
8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ MONDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 42
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET
  WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 15 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT MONDAY.

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
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

RJT



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