Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1037 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS DEVELOPING TONIGHT...

.A DEVELOPING AND STRONG WINTER STORM WILL TRACK OVER SOUTHERN
WISCONSIN TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. NORTHEAST GALES ARE EXPECTED
LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

LMZ541>543-240045-
/O.EXT.KGRB.GL.W.0004.170224T0600Z-170225T0000Z/
ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
1037 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS...TURNING NORTHEAST THIS EVENING
AND INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS LATE
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET LATE TONIGHT.

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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