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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHLAND MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING, SETTING THE STAGE FOR COLD NORTHWEST FLOW OVER
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FLOW COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE
GALE- FORCE WIND GUSTS MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE WINDS
AND RESULTING WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
WHERE THE STRONGEST WAVES WILL BE NEAR AREAS OF THE SOUTH SHORE
NEAR AND EAST OF THE BAYFIELD PENINSULA.

LSZ140-141-230715-
/O.CON.KDLH.SC.Y.0061.000000T0000Z-171023T2100Z/
/O.CON.KDLH.GL.A.0002.171024T0600Z-171024T1800Z/
GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 7 FEET.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHLAND MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING, SETTING THE STAGE FOR COLD NORTHWEST FLOW OVER
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FLOW COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE
GALE- FORCE WIND GUSTS MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE WINDS
AND RESULTING WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
WHERE THE STRONGEST WAVES WILL BE NEAR AREAS OF THE SOUTH SHORE
NEAR AND EAST OF THE BAYFIELD PENINSULA.

LSZ142-143-230715-
/O.CON.KDLH.GL.A.0002.171024T0600Z-171024T1800Z/
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHLAND MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING, SETTING THE STAGE FOR COLD NORTHWEST FLOW OVER
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FLOW COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE
GALE- FORCE WIND GUSTS MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE WINDS
AND RESULTING WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
WHERE THE STRONGEST WAVES WILL BE NEAR AREAS OF THE SOUTH SHORE
NEAR AND EAST OF THE BAYFIELD PENINSULA.

LSZ121-148-230715-
/O.CON.KDLH.GL.A.0002.171024T0600Z-171024T1800Z/
CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-
OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 9 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

G2

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHLAND MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING, SETTING THE STAGE FOR COLD NORTHWEST FLOW OVER
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FLOW COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE
GALE- FORCE WIND GUSTS MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE WINDS
AND RESULTING WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
WHERE THE STRONGEST WAVES WILL BE NEAR AREAS OF THE SOUTH SHORE
NEAR AND EAST OF THE BAYFIELD PENINSULA.

LSZ146-147-230715-
/O.CON.KDLH.GL.A.0002.171024T0600Z-171024T1800Z/
PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
403 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 9 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ240-263-230400-
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0600Z-171025T0000Z/
SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017 /252 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017/

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 44 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 20 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT
  TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ245>250-264>266-230400-
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0900Z-171025T0300Z/
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-
POINT ISABELLE TO LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO HURON ISLANDS MI INCLUDING
KEWEENAW AND HURON BAYS-HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI-
MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
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-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 46 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 19 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 27 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT
  TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ251-267-230400-
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T1200Z-171025T0300Z/
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 19 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM EDT
  TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

BORCHARDT

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ241-230400-
/O.CAN.KMQT.SC.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-171022T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0600Z-171025T0000Z/
BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017 /252 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017/

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 19 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT
  TUESDAY.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ243-244-230400-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0117.000000T0000Z-171023T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0900Z-171025T0300Z/
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 36 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 44 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 16 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 23 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT
  TUESDAY.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 7 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 10 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT SUNDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ162-230400-
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0600Z-171024T1800Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017 /252 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 30 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 15 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EDT
  TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ242-230400-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0117.000000T0000Z-171023T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0600Z-171025T0000Z/
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 20 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT
  TUESDAY.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 26 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 7 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 10 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT SUNDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT SUNDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

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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