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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1008 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ250-252215-
/O.UPG.KMQT.SC.Y.0078.000000T0000Z-141026T1800Z/
/O.EXB.KMQT.GL.W.0030.141025T1408Z-141026T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.SC.Y.0079.141026T0600Z-141026T1800Z/
MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-
1008 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 41 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 15 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 29 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 2 AM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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 WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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 MARQUETTE MI
1008 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ251-252215-
/O.UPG.KMQT.SC.Y.0078.000000T0000Z-141027T0000Z/
/O.EXB.KMQT.GL.W.0030.141025T1408Z-141026T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.SC.Y.0079.141026T0600Z-141027T0000Z/
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
1008 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 37 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 16 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 36 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 9 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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 WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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 MARQUETTE MI
1008 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LSZ265>267-252215-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0030.141025T1500Z-141026T0600Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1008 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 41 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 16 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

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