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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
841 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ321-322-260845-
/O.UPG.KAPX.SC.Y.0057.000000T0000Z-141026T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KAPX.GL.W.0016.141026T0041Z-141026T1200Z/
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
841 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ250-260445-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-141026T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0079.141026T0600Z-141026T1800Z/
MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 39 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT
SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 7 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 11 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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 22 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ251-260445-
/O.EXT.KMQT.GL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-141026T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0079.141026T0900Z-141027T0000Z/
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 39
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET
  WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 16 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 9 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 13 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM EDT SUNDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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 22 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ265-266-260445-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-141026T0600Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 30 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ267-260445-
/O.EXT.KMQT.GL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-141026T0900Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
431 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 39 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 16 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...NORTHWEST GALES CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...

..A STRONG LOW NEAR JAMES BAY WILL CAUSE NORTHWEST WINDS TO RAMP UP
OVER AREA WATERS THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE
NORTHERN HALF OF LAKE HURON WHERE A COLDER AIRMASS WILL SUPPORT
WINDS GUSTING TO LOW-END GALES. IN ADDITION...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE EXPOSED NEARSHORE WATERS OF THE THUMB WHERE
SIGNIFICANT WAVES HEIGHTS ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD TO SEVERAL FEET.

LHZ361>363-260800-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0018.141025T2100Z-141026T1300Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
347 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 38
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 16 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM SATURDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM SUNDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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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