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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
834 PM CST Mon Jan 20 2020

...GALES POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN STARTING TUESDAY
EVENING...

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-211045-
/O.NEW.KMKX.GL.A.0007.200122T0300Z-200123T0300Z/
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5NM
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 5NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5NM Offshore to
mid lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI 5NM
offshore to mid lake-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
834 PM CST Mon Jan 20 2020

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest gales of 35 to 40 knots. Waves 8 to 12 ft
  occasionally to 16 ft.

* WHERE...Northern portions of Lake Michigan.

* WHEN...From Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous waves which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and waves.

&&

$$

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