Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
328 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUNDAY...

.AS HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS AWAY FROM THE REGION TONIGHT...A TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED
FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL OVERSPREAD THE NEARSHORE
WATERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THEN GALE FORCE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM ABOUT MID MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
SUNDAY.

LMZ643-644-281630-
/O.UPG.KMKX.GL.A.0005.150329T0900Z-150329T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMKX.GL.W.0018.150329T1500Z-150329T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMKX.SC.Y.0033.150329T0600Z-150329T1500Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
328 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM CDT SUNDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY. THE GALE
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: LIGHT WINDS TODAY...BECOMING SOUTH AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED ON
  SUNDAY...DIMINISHING DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY...INCREASING TO 3 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND
  4 TO 7 FEET SUNDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

LMZ645-646-281630-
/O.UPG.KMKX.GL.A.0005.150329T0900Z-150329T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMKX.GL.W.0018.150329T1500Z-150329T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMKX.SC.Y.0033.150329T0900Z-150329T1500Z/
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
328 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM CDT SUNDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY. THE GALE
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: LIGHT WINDS TODAY...BECOMING SOUTH AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE
  TONIGHT. SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED ON
  SUNDAY...DIMINISHING DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY...INCREASING TO 3 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND
  4 TO 7 FEET SUNDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$


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