Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WHUS73 KLOT 140018
MWWLOT

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
618 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ740>745-140830-
/O.UPG.KLOT.SC.Y.0113.000000T0000Z-171214T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.W.0052.171214T0018Z-171214T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.SC.Y.0114.171214T0600Z-171214T1800Z/
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
618 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect until midnight CST tonight. The Small
Craft Advisory is in effect from midnight tonight to noon CST
Thursday.

* WINDS...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming north this evening...
  then diminishing to 25 kt toward morning.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 10 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 13 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

LMZ080-777-779-878-140600-
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.W.0052.171214T0018Z-171214T0600Z/
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
618 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect until midnight CST tonight.

* WINDS...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming north.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...To 10 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...To 13 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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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