Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
314 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...ARCTIC BLAST TO BRING GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES TO LAKE
MICHIGAN...

.INVADING ARCTIC AIR BEHIND A COLD FRONT WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS TO
THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. AT TIMES ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
NIGHT...SOME GUSTS NEAR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN LOOK TO
APPROACH GALE FORCE. THESE WINDS WILL ALSO BUILD HIGH WAVES
HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.

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ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
314 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  AROUND 30 KNOTS. AT TIMES ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
  NIGHT...A FEW WIND GUSTS NEAR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN
  WILL APPROACH GALE FORCE.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
  DIMINISHING SATURDAY MORNING. THE HIGHEST WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
  BE TOWARDS THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN...PARTICULARLY SOUTH
  OF STURGEON BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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