Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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

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

.GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING FRONTAL
SYSTEM...THEN VEER NORTHWEST AFTER THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING. A FEW GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
ARE POSSIBLE.

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

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

* WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KTS WITH A FEW GUSTS AROUND 35 KTS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHERN DOOR COUNTY. WINDS WILL VEER
  NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING BEFORE
  GRADUALLY SUBSIDING OVERNIGHT.

* 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-
238 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

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

* WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KTS WITH A FEW GUSTS AROUND 30 KTS. WINDS
  WILL VEER NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING. 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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