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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
320 PM EST TUE DEC 5 2017

LEZ061-145>149-165>169-060430-
/O.CON.KCLE.GL.W.0013.171205T2100Z-171206T1500Z/
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
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-
320 PM EST TUE DEC 5 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS INTO WEDNESDAY
  MORNING THEN WILL START TO DIMINISH.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FEET THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT THEN
  CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE STARTING TO SLOWLY
  SUBSIDE.

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 REMAIN IN PORT OR SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

LEZ142>144-060430-
/O.CON.KCLE.LO.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-171206T0900Z/
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0089.000000T0000Z-171206T1500Z/
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-
320 PM EST TUE DEC 5 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING SOME
  WEDNESDAY.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET WILL START TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE WEDNESDAY.

* WATER LEVELS...EXPECTED TO DROP UP TO A FOOT BELOW THE CRITICAL
  MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION IN THE WESTERN BASIN THROUGH THE FIRST
  HALF OF TONIGHT BEFORE STARTING TO RISE.

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.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE BELOW THE CRITICAL MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION. VESSELS MAY
BECOME GROUNDED. CONTACT THE COAST GUARD FOR THE LATEST WATER
LEVEL. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION OR CONSIDER WAITING
UNTIL WATER LEVELS RISE.

&&

$$

LEZ162>164-060430-
/O.CON.KCLE.LO.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-171206T0900Z/
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
320 PM EST TUE DEC 5 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WATER LEVELS...EXPECTED TO DROP UP TO A FOOT BELOW THE CRITICAL
  MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION IN THE WESTERN BASIN THROUGH THE FIRST
  HALF OF TONIGHT BEFORE STARTING TO RISE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LOW WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE BELOW THE CRITICAL MARK FOR SAFE NAVIGATION. VESSELS MAY
BECOME GROUNDED. CONTACT THE COAST GUARD FOR THE LATEST WATER
LEVEL. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION OR CONSIDER WAITING
UNTIL WATER LEVELS RISE.

&&

$$



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