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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1011 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES TODAY...

.GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE
TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE DRIFTS ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES.
DESPITE DIMINISHING WINDS, WAVES WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON, ESPECIALLY OVER THE LAKE MICHIGAN NEARSHORE WATERS
SOUTH OF STURGEON BAY.

LMZ542-543-250000-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
1011 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
  KNOTS LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.  INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
915 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BRISK NORTH-NORTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES TODAY...

LMZ643-644-242215-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0066.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
915 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1010 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

LHZ348-349-LMZ323-344>346-242100-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0064.000000T0000Z-170724T2100Z/
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1010 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
356 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

LMZ844-845-848-849-241600-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
356 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET NORTH OF WHITEHALL AND SOUTH OF HOLLAND.
  WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BETWEEN WHITEHALL AND HOLLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1108 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

WIZ040-050-250000-
/O.CON.KGRB.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
KEWAUNEE-MANITOWOC-
1108 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION, STRONG CURRENTS, AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* LOCATION...

 BEACHES OF KEWAUNEE COUNTY INCLUDING CRESENT BEACH AND CITY OF
KEWAUNEE BEACH.

 BEACHES OF MANITOWOC COUNTY INCLUDING POINT BEACH, NESHOTAH
BEACH, AND RED ARROW BEACH.

* PERSISTENT NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BRING WAVES OF 3 TO 5
  FEET TO THE LAKE MICHIGAN SHORE OF EAST-CENTRAL WISCONSIN
  THROUGH THIS EVENING, RESULTING IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AS WAVES ON THE GREAT
LAKES OCCUR IN RAPID SUCCESSION.  HIGH WAVE ACTION ALSO LEADS TO
STRONG CURRENTS.

&&

$$

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
928 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

WIZ052-060-242230-
/O.CON.KMKX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
SHEBOYGAN-OZAUKEE-
928 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION... LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED. CONDITIONS ARE LIFE THREATENING.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS...EXPECTED

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS...EXPECTED

* RIP CURRENTS...POSSIBLE

* LOCATION...BEACHES IN SHEBOYGAN AND OZAUKEE COUNTIES. BEACHES
  WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE...

    VOLLRATH PARK IN SHEBOYGAN...

    DELAND PARK BEACH IN SHEBOYGAN...

    BLUE HARBOR BEACH IN SHEBOYGAN...

    NORTH BEACH IN PORT WASHINGTON...

    HARRINGTON STATE PARK BEACHES...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES.  PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY
OUT OF THE WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE.  STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
351 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

MIZ037-043-064-071-241600-
/O.CON.KGRR.BH.S.0010.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
MASON-OCEANA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
351 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION... STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM WHITEHALL NORTH TO MANISTEE AND FROM
  HOLLAND SOUTH TO ST. JOSEPH.

* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE...

  NORTH BEACH IN SOUTH HAVEN... MEARS STATE PARK IN PENTWATER...
  STEARNS PARK IN LUDINGTON.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND
  WAVES OF 3 TO 6 FEET WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SWIM CONDITIONS
  TODAY. THE LARGEST WAVES AND STRONGEST CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED
  NORTH OF WHITEHALL AND SOUTH OF HOLLAND. NORTH SIDES OF NORTH
  PIERS WILL BE DANGEROUS PLACES TO SWIM THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND CAN TIRE EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER QUICKLY.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

A LONGSHORE CURRENT IS A LAKE CURRENT THAT MOVES PARALLEL TO
SHORE. LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT
SWIMMERS FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM...
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

&&

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GRR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
813 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-251000-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-Chippewa-
Mackinac-Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Charlevoix-Leelanau-Antrim-
Otsego-Montmorency-Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-
Oscoda-Alcona-Manistee-Wexford-Missaukee-Roscommon-Ogemaw-Iosco-
Gladwin-Arenac-
813 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northern Lower Michigan...
eastern Upper Michigan...and adjacent nearshore waters of Lake
Michigan...Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

There is a high swim risk along much of the Lake Huron shoreline
through today. Please see ongoing warnings for additional
information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Thunderstorms are likely Wednesday. There is a marginal risk for
severe storms across the outlook area during the afternoon and
early evening hours.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

&&

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
446 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-251130-
Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
Pine-Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
446 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few thunderstorms will be possible in western areas of the
Northland later tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday through
Wednesday. The greatest potential for severe weather will be from
late Tuesday afternoon through mid-morning Wednesday. Large hail,
damaging winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent cloud-to-ground
lightning are the main threats, but a tornado cannot be ruled
out, especially Tuesday afternoon and evening.

In addition to the severe weather, the storms may produce
excessive rainfall with a potential for flash flooding. The
greatest risk of flooding will be Tuesday evening through
Wednesday morning, generally south of US Highway 2 in Minnesota
and over all of northwest Wisconsin.

A few thunderstorms are possible again Saturday night and Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
403 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-250915-
Vilas-Oneida-Forest-Florence-Northern Marinette County-Lincoln-
Langlade-Menominee-Northern Oconto County-Door-Marathon-Shawano-
Wood-Portage-Waupaca-Outagamie-Brown-Kewaunee-Waushara-Winnebago-
Calumet-Manitowoc-Southern Marinette County-
Southern Oconto County-
403 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north-central and northeast
Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a High Swim Risk along the Lake Michigan shoreline today
through this evening across Kewaunee and Manitowoc Counties.
Dangerous waves and life-threatening currents are expected, and a
Beach Hazards Statement is in effect. People visiting area
beaches should exercise caution when swimming today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across central and
north central Wisconsin Tuesday night into early Wednesday as a
complex of storms approaches from the west. This slight risk of
severe storms continues on Wednesday into Wednesday evening as a
cold front moves through the region. There remains some
uncertainty on how the severe weather threat will play out.
Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats. Heavy rain
and localized flooding are also possible with any of these storms.

There is also a chance of thunderstorms next Sunday. It is too
early to determine whether any of these storms may become severe.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
403 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

LMZ521-522-541>543-250915-
The Bay of Green Bay south of a line from Cedar River MI to Rock
Island Passage-Lake Michigan from Washington Island to Sheboygan-
403 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwest Lake
Michigan and the waters of Green Bay.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty northeast winds will create conditions hazardous to small
crafts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

There is a chance of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening.
Some storms could become severe, producing large hail and
damaging winds.

There is also a chance of thunderstorms next Sunday. It is too
early to discern the severe weather threat at this time.

$$

Kurimski/Kallas

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
336 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-250845-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
336 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin, and southeast Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a High Swim Risk along the Lake Michigan shoreline today
through this evening. Dangerous waves and life-threatening
currents are expected, and a Beach Hazards Statement is in effect.
People visiting area beaches should stay out of the water.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

There is a chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday into Wednesday
night. Some of these thunderstorms could become severe, producing
large hail, damaging wind, and heavy rainfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
336 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

LMZ643>646-250845-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
336 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds and waves will reach Small Craft Advisory levels through
this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Winds and waves may approach Small Craft Advisory levels Thursday
afternoon into Thursday night.

There is a chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday into Wednesday
night. Some of these thunderstorms could become severe, producing
large hail and damaging wind.

$$
SPM

www.weather.gov/mkx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Marquette MI
430 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-250830-
Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Marquette-Alger-Luce-
Gogebic-Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Southern Houghton-Northern Schoolcraft-
430 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 /330 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western Upper
Michigan and central Upper Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Locally dense fog is possible across the west half of upper
Michigan through the mid-morning hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday
night. A few strong storms are possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

The need for weather spotter reports is not anticipated at this
time.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
419 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

LMZ844>849-250830-
St Joseph to South Haven MI-South Haven to Holland MI-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-Grand Haven to Whitehall MI-
Whitehall to Pentwater MI-Pentwater to Manistee MI-
419 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds and waves will be hazardous to small craft and beach goers
today, especially north of Whitehall and south of Holland.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Scattered thunderstorms are expected Wednesday night and
Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Meade

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