Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
330 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

LMZ046-220330-
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MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
330 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES THROUGH
  THIS EVENING...VEERING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS ON WEDNESDAY.

* WAVES...3 TO 7 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.

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.

&&

$$

LMZ043-220330-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150422T2000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
330 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING...VEERING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS BACK WEST 10 TO 20
  KNOTS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...4 TO 8 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES...OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX/?N=MARINE








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