Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
502 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

LMZ046-311715-
/O.CON.KIWX.SR.W.0001.141031T1200Z-141101T0000Z/
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0014.141101T0000Z-141101T0900Z/
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
502 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
EDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOT
  STORMS TODAY...EASING TO 45 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES..BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FEET TODAY.

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 STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

LMZ043-311715-
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0014.141031T1200Z-141101T0900Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
502 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
EDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS TODAY...EASING
  TO 40 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES..BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FEET TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16
  FEET TONIGHT.

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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