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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
332 AM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WEDNESDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE WINDS AND
RESULTING WAVES WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT
ALONG NORTHERN PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA`S NORTH SHORE LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

LSZ140-141-171845-
/O.NEW.KDLH.SC.Y.0059.171018T0900Z-171019T0300Z/
GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
332 AM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* SUSTAINED WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 7 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.

&&

$$

G2

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
344 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

LSZ242>244-171545-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0114.000000T0000Z-171017T1700Z/
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-
344 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 23 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 9 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM EDT TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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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