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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
918 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES DEVELOPING THURSDAY...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PASSING TO THE SOUTHEAST ON THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY WILL CREATE PERSISTENT AND GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS OVER LAKE
MICHIGAN AND THE BAY OF GREEN BAY. WINDS INCREASE THURSDAY
MORNING AND WILL CREATE HIGH WAVES STARTING THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST ON FRIDAY OVER THE LAKE AND
DIMINISH EARLIER ON FRIDAY FOR THE BAY.

LMZ541>543-301030-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0025.170330T1200Z-170401T0000Z/
ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
918 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THURSDAY TO
7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH A FEW
HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET ON THURSDAY.

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 GREEN BAY WI
918 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES DEVELOPING THURSDAY...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PASSING TO THE SOUTHEAST ON THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY WILL CREATE PERSISTENT AND GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS OVER LAKE
MICHIGAN AND THE BAY OF GREEN BAY. WINDS INCREASE THURSDAY
MORNING AND WILL CREATE HIGH WAVES STARTING THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST ON FRIDAY OVER THE LAKE AND
DIMINISH EARLIER ON FRIDAY FOR THE BAY.

LMZ521-522-301030-
/O.EXB.KGRB.SC.Y.0025.170330T1800Z-170331T1600Z/
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  CEDAR RIVER TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE
AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
918 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 11 AM CDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 11 AM
CDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH A FEW
HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY THURSDAY NIGHT.

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 MARQUETTE MI
1004 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

LMZ248-250-301015-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0035.170330T1800Z-170331T1200Z/
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
1004 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO
8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO
8 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 8 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 11 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EDT
  FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

RITZMAN

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1004 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

LMZ221-301015-
/O.EXA.KMQT.SC.Y.0035.170330T1800Z-170331T1200Z/
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-
1004 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 8 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 8 AM
EDT FRIDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 31 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 10 PM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EDT
  FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
838 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES DEVELOPING THIS EVENING...

.GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL PERSIST INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.

LMZ643-644-300945-
/O.EXT.KMKX.SC.Y.0035.170330T0500Z-170401T0900Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
838 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 AM CDT SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: EAST INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OF 25
  KNOTS TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH TO NORTHEAST BY FRIDAY
  MORNING.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND 6 TO 8 FEET ON
  THURSDAY. WAVES OF 5 TO 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT
  INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

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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Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
342 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

WIZ038>040-048>050-300630-
Outagamie-Brown-Kewaunee-Winnebago-Calumet-Manitowoc-
342 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...slippery roads and sidewalks possible late tonight and early
thursday...

Low pressure moving from Kansas City towards central Illinois will
bring light rain to the area later this evening. It should change
to wet snow late tonight. The snow will likely change back to
rain Thursday afternoon. An inch or two of snow could accumulate,
especially on the grass. Locally higher amounts are possible

Roads and sidewalks could become slippery in some places, so
travel with care if you will be out later tonight and early
Thursday.

$$

RDM

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
342 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

WIZ030-031-035>037-045-300630-
Marathon-Shawano-Wood-Portage-Waupaca-Waushara-
342 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...slippery roads and sidewalks possible late tonight and early
thursday...

Low pressure moving from Kansas City towards central Illinois will
bring light rain to the area this evening. It should change to wet
snow later tonight. The snow will likely change back to rain
Thursday afternoon. An inch or two of snow could accumulate,
especially on the grass. Locally higher amounts are possible

Roads and sidewalks could become slippery in some places, so
travel with care if you will be out later tonight and early
Thursday.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
819 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-300745-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
819 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Roads could become locally slick toward daybreak...mainly toward
Highway 10 due to a wintry mix of precipitation.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Mixed rain and snow will continue into Thursday across Central Lower
Michigan.  A light snow accumulation will be possible, generally an
inch or less.  Main roads should only be wet, while some slushy back
roads will be possible.

A few thunderstorms will be possible Thursday evening, with
lightning being the main threat.  Wet weather will continue into
Friday as well.  Many areas will see an inch to an inch and a half
of rain, resulting in rising river levels.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
819 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

LMZ844>849-300745-
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-
819 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

The wind will become hazardous to small craft later late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Hazardous winds and waves for small craft will continue on Thursday
and persist into Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

MJS JK

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
338 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-302045-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
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 Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
338 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms over the southern end of
the lake tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms are likely over the southern end of the lake
Thursday into Thursday evening.

Occasional Gale Force gusts are possible over the south half of
the lake Thursday.

Occasional Gale Force gusts are possible over the entire Open
Waters Friday.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
330 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

LMZ643>646-302030-
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-
330 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Increasing brisk easterly winds will build high waves overnight.
A small craft advisory goes into effect late tonight.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms late tonight south of
North Point Lighthouse.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Wednesday

Brisk east to northeast winds will build high waves through
Friday night. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms late tonight south of
North Point Lighthouse.

$$


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
330 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-302030-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
330 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Low pressure tracking through Illinois will bring mixed
precipitation to southern Wisconsin tonight into Thursday morning.
Around an inch of snow will be possible from Sheboygan County
west to Marquette County, which could impact the Thursday morning
commute. Areas south of this line will see all rain. There is a slight
chance for thunderstorms over far southern Wisconsin late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Wednesday

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms over far southern
Wisconsin on Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
254 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-302000-
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-
254 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Snow is expected at times late tonight into Thursday morning over
central and east-central Wisconsin as a storm system tracks
across northern Illinois. A couple inches of snow are possible
south of a Kewaunee to Wisconsin Rapids line. The snow may produce
some slick spots on area roadways for the Thursday morning
commute.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Wednesday

Light rain or freezing rain will continue into Thursday night
over central and northeast Wisconsin, before tapering off Friday
morning. While little accumulation of ice is anticipated, wet
roads northwest of the Fox Valley and lakeshore areas may freeze
as temperatures fall, resulting in locally hazardous driving
conditions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snowfall reports should be relayed to the National Weather
Service in Green Bay late tonight into Thursday morning.

$$

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