Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
909 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING...

.SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE BEGINNING TO INCREASE WITH THE
TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT AHEAD OF APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE.
FREQUENT SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS FOR MOST OF THE OVERNIGHT THEN SLOWLY EASE
AFTER DAYBREAK FRIDAY.

WAVE HEIGHTS WILL APPROACH SMALL CRAFT CRITERIA...ESPECIALLY
TOWARD OPEN WATER AS WINDS TURN MORE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LMZ643>646-261115-
/O.NEW.KMKX.SC.Y.0101.141226T0309Z-141226T1500Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
909 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS...TURNING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS EASING TO 10 TO
  15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS BY MID-MORNING.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET NORTH OF MILWAUKEE...2 TO 4 FEET SOUTH. WAVES
  SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET NORTH AND 1 TO 3 FEET SOUTH BY LATE
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/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.

&&

$$

REM
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