Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1022 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY THIS EVENING...

.A DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN
INDIANA INTO SOUTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. AS THE SYSTEM STRENGTHENS AND PASSES TO OUR SOUTHEAST...
NORTHWEST WINDS ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE SYSTEM WILL INCREASE
WITH WAVES BECOMING HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. WAVES SHOULD
SUBSIDE TOWARD MID-DAY ON THURSDAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
MOVES INTO QUEBEC PROVENCE.

LMZ541>543-250030-
/O.EXT.KGRB.SC.Y.0085.141225T0000Z-141225T1800Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
1022 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST THURSDAY...

* NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY EARLY EVENING AND
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* WAVES WILL BUILD TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE AFTERNOON AND 3 TO 5
  FEET OVERNIGHT.

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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