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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
346 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 15 TO 25 KTS WITH GUSTS 35 KTS.
DANGEROUS WAVES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. WAVES WILL BE LOWER
ALONG THE NORTH SHORE.

LSZ140>145-311700-
/O.EXT.KDLH.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141031T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KDLH.SC.Y.0056.141031T1500Z-141031T2100Z/
GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
346 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GALES TO 35 KNOTS
  DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS TODAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...EXPECT WAVES FROM 4 TO 6 FEET THIS MORNING...THEN
  DIMINISHING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 35 TO 40 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 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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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
346 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 15 TO 25 KTS WITH GUSTS 35 KTS.
DANGEROUS WAVES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. WAVES WILL BE LOWER
ALONG THE NORTH SHORE.

LSZ121-146>148-311700-
/O.EXT.KDLH.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141031T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KDLH.SC.Y.0056.141031T1500Z-141031T2100Z/
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
346 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CDT
THIS AFTERNOON. A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM THIS
MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GALES UP TO 35 KNOTS WILL
  CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING. THE WIND WILL DIMINISH FRIDAY
  DURING THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...EXPECT WAVES FROM 6 TO 10 FEET EARLY THIS
  MORNING... THEN DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 6 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 35 TO 40 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 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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