weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
914 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

LMZ740>742-302215-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-141001T0000Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
914 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AND BECOMING
  NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT BY EVENING.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT BY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
914 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

LMZ743>745-302215-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-141001T0000Z/
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
914 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AND BECOMING
NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT BY EVENING.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT BY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS 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
1116 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

LMZ844-849-302330-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-141001T0000Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
1116 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS TODAY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  TONIGHT.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
  EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

JK

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
1012 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...GUSTY NORTH WINDS EASING BUT HIGH WAVES CONTINUE...

.WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE MORNING AS THE TIGHT
PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER LAKE MICHIGAN EASES AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES
FARTHER TO THE EAST AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA. HIGH
WAVES WILL BE SLOWER TO SUBSIDE...BUT SHOULD BE BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY LEVELS AROUND MIDDAY.

LMZ643>646-301800-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-140930T1800Z/
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-
1012 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

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

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/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.

&&

$$
DDV

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
338 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

LMZ043-046-301545-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-141001T0000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
338 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTH AT 10 T0 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES...5 TO 8 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

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.

&&

$$


STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES...OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX/?N=MARINE

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE