Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1033 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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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-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
1033 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018 /933 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018/

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/
THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
/10 AM CST/ WEDNESDAY...

A Heavy Freezing Spray Warning remains in effect until 11 AM EST
/10 AM CST/ Wednesday.

* TIMING...Expect heavy freezing spray to occur until 11 AM EST
  /10 AM CST/ Wednesday.

A Gale Warning remains in effect until 1 AM EST /midnight CST/
Thursday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 35 knots from the southwest, with gusts up to
  44 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 15
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 22 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 7 AM EST
  Wednesday with the largest waves expected around 9 AM EST
  Wednesday.

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 Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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.

&&

$$

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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-
1033 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

A Gale Warning remains in effect until 10 PM EST Wednesday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 34 knots from the west, with gusts up to 44
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 15 feet
  with a maximum wave height of up to 22 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 7 AM EST
  Wednesday with the largest waves expected around 9 AM EST
  Wednesday.

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
occurring. 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.

&&

$$

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Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
1033 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

A Gale Warning remains in effect from 7 AM to 7 PM EST Wednesday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...Expect sustained
  winds of up to 29 knots from the southwest, with gusts up to
  37 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 12
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 18 feet possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 9 AM EST
  Wednesday with the largest waves expected around 12 PM EST
  Wednesday.

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
occurring. 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.

&&

$$

LMZ248-250-171145-
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Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
1033 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO
4 PM EST THURSDAY...

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM Wednesday to
4 PM EST Thursday.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...Expect
  sustained winds of up to 25 knots from the southwest, with
  gusts up to 33 knots. The largest expected significant waves
  will be 9 feet with a maximum wave height of up to 13 feet
  possible.

* TIMING...The maximum winds are expected around 3 PM EST
  Wednesday with the largest waves expected around 8 PM EST
  Wednesday.

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.

&&

$$

JSS


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