Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
000
WHUS73 KGRB 030951
MWWGRB

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
451 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...GUSTY SOUTH WINDS AND INCREASED WAVES EXPECTED TODAY AND
EVENING...

.GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
TRACKING THROUGH THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES.  ALTHOUGH WINDS WILL
SUBSIDE LATE THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH WAVES WILL CONTINUE THIS
EVENING DUE TO THE LONG FETCH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN. WAVES WILL
DIMINISH LATE THIS EVENING OR OVERNIGHT AS WINDS TURN WESTERLY
ALONG THE SHORELINE.

LMZ541>543-031800-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0035.150503T1500Z-150504T0500Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
451 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE MORNING
  AND CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...AND
  LINGER INTO THIS EVENING. THE HIGHEST WAVES WILL BE OFFSHORE OF
  DOOR COUNTY ALONG THE LAKE MICHIGAN SHORELINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$









USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.