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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1041 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

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/O.CON.KIWX.GL.W.0021.150421T1500Z-150422T0000Z/
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0015.150422T0000Z-150422T2000Z/
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
1041 AM 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 SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
  GALES TODAY...VEERING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 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.

&&

$$

LMZ043-212245-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150422T2000Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
1041 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS TODAY...VEERING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 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.

&&

$$


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