Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
856 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GUSTY WEST WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST BY EVENING...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE BEHIND A COLD FRONT. A FEW
GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE ARE POSSIBLE.

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LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
856 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KTS WITH A FEW GUSTS AROUND 35 KTS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHERN DOOR COUNTY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
  DECREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT.

* THE STRONG WINDS WILL PUSH THE ICE AROUND ON THE LAKE AND MAY
  CREATE A HAZARD TO MARINERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS AROUND 35 KNOTS OR GREATER ARE
EXPECTED. 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 MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
856 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KTS WITH A FEW GUSTS AROUND 30 KTS. WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DECREASE BY MIDNIGHT.

* THE STRONG WINDS WILL PUSH THE ICE AROUND ON THE LAKE AND MAY
  CREATE A HAZARD TO MARINERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT FREQUENT WIND GUSTS OVER 25 KTS
WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

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