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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
302 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-300515-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
/O.CON.KLOT.UP.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
302 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO 40 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 14 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 18 FT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...1 INCH AN HOUR.

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 HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
401 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

LSZ266-300515-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
/O.CON.KMQT.UP.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150130T1200Z/
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-
401 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* TIMING: EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR UNTIL 7 AM EST
  FRIDAY.

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 21 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM THURSDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

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
401 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

LSZ267-300515-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
/O.CON.KMQT.UP.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150130T1200Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* TIMING: EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR UNTIL 7 AM EST
  FRIDAY.

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 19 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM THURSDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

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
342 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...NORTHWEST GALES TONIGHT OVER LAKE HURON...

.LOW PRESSURE EXITING THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
QUICK RAMP UP TO NORTHWEST GALES EXPECTED BY EARLY THIS EVENING AS
AIRTIC AIRMASS STREAMS INTO THE AREA. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH IN GALES
FOR MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON WITH LAKE INDUCED TROUGHING ENHANCING THE
FLOW...ALONG WITH WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST-NORTH INCREASING THE
FETCH. LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD EAST INTO THE
ENTIRE GREAT LAKES REGION ON FRIDAY...ALLOWING WINDS TO BECOME LIGHT
LATE IN THE DAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...LEADING TO MODERATE SOUTHWEST
FLOW OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON AHEAD OF IT. WINDS WILL THEN SWING
AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST AND VEER AROUND TO THE NORTHEAST AS WE HEAD
INTO SUNDAY.

LHZ362-363-441-462-300900-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0005.150130T0000Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.UP.W.0004.150130T0000Z-150131T0000Z/
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-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY...

* EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
  7 PM EST FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 41
  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 1 AM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

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
342 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...NORTHWEST GALES TONIGHT OVER LAKE HURON...

.LOW PRESSURE EXITING THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
QUICK RAMP UP TO NORTHWEST GALES EXPECTED BY EARLY THIS EVENING AS
AIRTIC AIRMASS STREAMS INTO THE AREA. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH IN GALES
FOR MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON WITH LAKE INDUCED TROUGHING ENHANCING THE
FLOW...ALONG WITH WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST-NORTH INCREASING THE
FETCH. LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD EAST INTO THE
ENTIRE GREAT LAKES REGION ON FRIDAY...ALLOWING WINDS TO BECOME LIGHT
LATE IN THE DAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...LEADING TO MODERATE SOUTHWEST
FLOW OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON AHEAD OF IT. WINDS WILL THEN SWING
AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST AND VEER AROUND TO THE NORTHEAST AS WE HEAD
INTO SUNDAY.

LHZ463-464-300900-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0005.150130T0300Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.UP.W.0004.150130T0300Z-150131T0000Z/
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY...

* EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
  TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  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 1 AM FRIDAY WITH
  THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

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
342 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...NORTHWEST GALES TONIGHT OVER LAKE HURON...

.LOW PRESSURE EXITING THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
QUICK RAMP UP TO NORTHWEST GALES EXPECTED BY EARLY THIS EVENING AS
AIRTIC AIRMASS STREAMS INTO THE AREA. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH IN GALES
FOR MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON WITH LAKE INDUCED TROUGHING ENHANCING THE
FLOW...ALONG WITH WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST-NORTH INCREASING THE
FETCH. LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD EAST INTO THE
ENTIRE GREAT LAKES REGION ON FRIDAY...ALLOWING WINDS TO BECOME LIGHT
LATE IN THE DAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...LEADING TO MODERATE SOUTHWEST
FLOW OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON AHEAD OF IT. WINDS WILL THEN SWING
AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST AND VEER AROUND TO THE NORTHEAST AS WE HEAD
INTO SUNDAY.

LHZ361-300900-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0005.150130T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
/O.CON.KDTX.UP.W.0004.150130T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
EST FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

* EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
  4 AM EST FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 36
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 7 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM THURSDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

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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