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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
348 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020


LMZ743>745-191800-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-200220T2100Z/
Calumet Harbor IL to Gary IN-Gary to Burns Harbor IN-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City IN-
348 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest to 25 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 7 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 9 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 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.

&&

$$

MTF

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
413 AM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

LMZ043-046-192100-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-200220T1500Z/
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
413 AM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots through Thursday.

* WAVES...3 to 6 feet today subsiding to 3 to 5 feet through
  Thursday morning.

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.

&&

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
347 AM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

LMZ844-192200-
/O.EXT.KGRR.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-200220T2100Z/
St Joseph to South Haven MI-
347 AM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots and waves 3 to 6 feet.

* WHERE...St Joseph to Manistee.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

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