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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
301 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...BRISK AND GUSTY WEST WINDS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN
TONIGHT AND INTO CANADA ON MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL FOLLOW
WITH BRISK AND GUSTY WEST WINDS FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT. WIND GUSTS MAY REACH GALE FORCE.

LMZ643>646-240515-
/O.CAN.KMKX.SC.Y.0089.000000T0000Z-141124T0100Z/
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.A.0006.141124T1500Z-141125T0600Z/
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-
301 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS CANCELLED
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND GUSTS
  OF 30 TO 35 KNOTS DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING MONDAY
  NIGHT.

* WAVES: 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BUT MUCH HIGHER
  TOWARD OPEN WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$
MG

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
301 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-240515-
/O.EXT.KLOT.GL.A.0028.141124T2100Z-141125T0900Z/
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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
301 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 9 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 11 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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