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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1126 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

LMZ844>849-220030-
/O.CON.KGRR.GL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-191122T0600Z/
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-
1126 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...South gales to 35 knots becoming northwest this
  evening and decreasing to 30 knots after midnight.

* WAVES...3 to 5 feet increasing to 6 to 9 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1100 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

LMZ043-046-220000-
/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-191122T0000Z/
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0057.191122T0000Z-191122T2100Z/
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
1100 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...South 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales,
  veering west this afternoon. Tonight winds west to northwest at
  15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Winds diminishing early
  Friday to 5 to 15 knots.

* WAVES...3 to 5 feet today, increasing to 5 to 10 feet tonight,
  waves subsiding Friday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
911 AM CST Thu Nov 21 2019

...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST BY EVENING...

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-212315-
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-191122T0900Z/
Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to
mid-line of lake.-
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-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City in 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5NM offshore to Mid
lake-
Lake Michigan from St Joseph to South Haven MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
911 AM CST Thu Nov 21 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS: South gales to 40 knots this morning. South to
  southwest winds may weaken to 30 knots for a time this
  afternoon, before veering to northwest gales to 40 knots by
  early this evening. Winds diminishing later tonight.

* WAVES: 8 to 14 feet today, occasionally to 18 feet. The highest
  waves will be found across the middle of the lake. Waves 7 to
  10 feet, occasionally to 13 feet this evening, subsiding to 5 to
  8 feet, occasionally to 10 feet later tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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 Gaylord MI
1005 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

LMZ323-342-344>346-LSZ321-212315-
/O.CON.KAPX.GL.W.0026.191122T0000Z-191122T0800Z/
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
1005 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
EST FRIDAY...

A Gale Warning remains in effect from 7 PM this evening to 3 AM
EST Friday.

* Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed
  information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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 Detroit/Pontiac MI
954 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...Gales Likely Across Lake Huron Today into Friday...

.Low pressure will track through the Straits this evening which
presents a pair of opportunities for gale force winds to impact the
eastern Great Lakes over the next 24 hours. Southerly winds will
begin to increase ahead of the warm front starting this morning.
This unstable setup will allow winds to gust to gale force across
southern and central Lake Huron thus a Gale Warning has been issued.
The warm front will lift through in the evening with a more
thermally stable airmass allowing winds to briefly relax but will
rapidly increase again with the passage of the cold front overnight.
The cold northwest flow will again cause gusts to Gale force though
this time the fetch would focus the highest winds over the northern
and central portion of Lake Huron. The Gale Warning for central
Huron will continue to capture this part of the event as well, with
the Gale Watch being upgraded to a Gale Warning for the northernmost
portion of the lake as its appearing more likely that there will be
enough fetch to reach low-end gales. Winds and waves will likewise
rise to small craft advisory levels for the nearshore zones for both
today and Friday. High pressure will then build across the region
later Friday into the beginning of the weekend.

LHZ421-422-212130-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0032.191121T1500Z-191122T0200Z/
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
954 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: During the Gale Warning, expect sustained
  winds up to 23 knots from the south with gusts up to 34
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 5 feet
  with a potential maximum wave height of 7 feet.

* TIMING: The maximum winds are expected around 1 PM EST
  Thursday with the largest waves expected around 2 PM EST
  Thursday.

Refer to the latest marine forecasts for greater detail.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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 Detroit/Pontiac MI
954 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...Gales Likely Across Lake Huron Today into Friday...

.Low pressure will track through the Straits this evening which
presents a pair of opportunities for gale force winds to impact the
eastern Great Lakes over the next 24 hours. Southerly winds will
begin to increase ahead of the warm front starting this morning.
This unstable setup will allow winds to gust to gale force across
southern and central Lake Huron thus a Gale Warning has been issued.
The warm front will lift through in the evening with a more
thermally stable airmass allowing winds to briefly relax but will
rapidly increase again with the passage of the cold front overnight.
The cold northwest flow will again cause gusts to Gale force though
this time the fetch would focus the highest winds over the northern
and central portion of Lake Huron. The Gale Warning for central
Huron will continue to capture this part of the event as well, with
the Gale Watch being upgraded to a Gale Warning for the northernmost
portion of the lake as its appearing more likely that there will be
enough fetch to reach low-end gales. Winds and waves will likewise
rise to small craft advisory levels for the nearshore zones for both
today and Friday. High pressure will then build across the region
later Friday into the beginning of the weekend.

LHZ362-363-462-463-212130-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0032.191121T1500Z-191122T1500Z/
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
954 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: During the Gale Warning, expect sustained
  winds up to 30 knots from the northwest with gusts up to 39
  knots. The largest expected significant waves will be 12 feet
  with a potential maximum wave height of 17 feet.

* TIMING: The maximum winds are expected around 3 AM EST Friday
  with the largest waves expected around 6 AM EST Friday.

Refer to the latest marine forecasts for greater detail.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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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