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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
429 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

LMZ043-211630-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150422T2000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
429 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
  TODAY...VEERING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS ARE LIKELY...AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN
4 FEET ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
429 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

LMZ046-211630-
/O.EXT.KIWX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150421T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KIWX.GL.W.0021.150421T1500Z-150422T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KIWX.SC.Y.0015.150422T0000Z-150422T2000Z/
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
429 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM
EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8
PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
  GALES TODAY...VEERING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS ARE LIKELY...AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN
4 FEET ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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 CHICAGO IL
254 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

LMZ740>745-211600-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-150421T1400Z/
/O.UPG.KLOT.GL.A.0016.150421T1400Z-150422T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.W.0018.150421T1400Z-150422T0200Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
254 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS UPGRADED THE GALE
WATCH TO A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 KT OCCASIONALLY TO 30 KT THROUGH MID
  MORNING...THEN WEST TO 40 KT GALES THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 6 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 8 FT.

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

KMD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
336 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

LMZ844>849-211545-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150422T2200Z/
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-
336 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST TONIGHT
  AND CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

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