Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
348 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

LMZ248-250-240500-
/O.EXB.KMQT.GL.A.0008.180225T0000Z-180226T0000Z/
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
348 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a Gale
Watch...which is in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday
evening.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH...Expect sustained winds
  of up to 31 knots from the southwest, with gusts up to 39
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 9 feet
  with a maximum wave height of up to 12 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 10 AM EST
  Sunday with the largest waves expected around 10 AM EST
  Sunday.

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.

&&

$$

LSZ264>267-240500-
/O.EXT.KMQT.GL.A.0008.180225T0500Z-180226T0600Z/
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-
348 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

The Gale Watch is now in effect from late Saturday night through
late Sunday night.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH...Expect sustained winds
  of up to 36 knots from the west, with gusts up to 45 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 2 PM EST Sunday
  with the largest waves expected around 3 PM EST Sunday.

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.

&&

$$

LSZ162-263-240500-
/O.EXT.KMQT.GL.A.0008.180225T1500Z-180226T0500Z/
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
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-
348 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018 /248 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018/

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

The Gale Watch is now in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday evening.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH...Expect sustained winds
  of up to 35 knots from the west, with gusts up to 40 knots.
  The largest expected significant waves will be 3 feet with a
  maximum wave height of up to 4 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 2 PM EST Sunday
  with the largest waves expected around 6 PM EST Sunday.

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.

&&

$$

JSS



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