Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
246 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...BRISK SOUTH WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BRING BRISK SOUTHEAST WINDS
INTO TONIGHT. THESE WINDS WILL BRING BUILDING WAVES OVER THE
NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN INTO THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL
THEN VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT AS A TROUGH MOVES ACROSS. WINDS
AND WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT.

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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-
246 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
  KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
  WINDS WILL THEN VEER TO SOUTHWEST TONIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* WAVES: WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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