Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
420 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

LEZ061-121730-
/O.EXB.KCLE.GL.W.0014.171212T2100Z-171213T0900Z/
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
420 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 AM EST
Wednesday for the eastern basin of Lake Erie.

* WINDS...Northwest to 35 knots with gusts up to 45 knots.

* WAVES... building to 7 to 10 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning is issued when winds of 34 to 47 knots are
imminent or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions
requires experience and a properly equipped vessel. Mariners
without the proper experience and vessel should remain in port or
should seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

LEZ145>149-165>169-121730-
/O.EXT.KCLE.GL.W.0014.171212T1200Z-171213T0900Z/
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-
the Lake OH-Lake Erie nearshore waters from Geneva-on-the-
Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
420 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 knots with gusts up to 45 knots.

* WAVES...7 to 12 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning is issued when winds of 34 to 47 knots are
imminent or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions
requires experience and a properly equipped vessel. Mariners
without the proper experience and vessel should remain in port or
should seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

LEZ142>144-121730-
/O.EXT.KCLE.SC.Y.0092.000000T0000Z-171213T1400Z/
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
420 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 knots with gusts up to 40 knots.

* WAVES...3 to 6 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory is issued when waves of 4 feet or more are
expected or wind speeds reach 21 to 33 knots which may produce
hazardous conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners,
especially those operating smaller vessels, should stay in port
during these conditions.

&&

$$



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