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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1013 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

LMZ744-745-281000-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0120.000000T0000Z-141228T1000Z/
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
1013 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO 25 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 6 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 8 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
938 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

LMZ844>849-281045-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0079.000000T0000Z-141228T1600Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT DIMINISHING TO
  NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS SUNDAY.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

EBW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
256 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

LMZ043-046-280400-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0075.000000T0000Z-141228T1600Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
256 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40
  KNOTS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. 3
  TO 6 FEET TONIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

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


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
846 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-067>072-290200-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-
DECATUR-KNOX-DAVIESS-MARTIN-LAWRENCE-JACKSON-JENNINGS-
846 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: MIXED PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AS PRECIPITATION
ENDS FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST.

HAZARDS: MIXED RAIN AND SNOW...ALONG WITH PERHAPS SOME SLEET...MAY
PRODUCE A FEW SLICK SPOTS ON ROADWAYS.

TIMING: THROUGH THE NIGHT.

DISCUSSION: A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS OUR REGION EARLY
TONIGHT. COLDER AIR ARRIVING TONIGHT MAY CAUSE MIXED PRECIPITATION
BEFORE IT ENDS. LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK: SOUTHEAST PORTIONS OF CENTRAL INDIANA MAY SEE A PERIOD OF
MIXED PRECIPITATION SUNDAY MORNING. LIGHT SNOW OR A MIX OF RAIN
AND SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN BEGINNING FRIDAY.

DISCUSSION: COLD AND DRY WEATHER WILL BE THE RULE MOST OF THIS
PERIOD AS AN ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EAST ACROSS OUR
REGION BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INTO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATE NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$

NIELD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
327 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

LMZ740>745-282130-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
327 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS AND THROUGH LATE TONIGHT FOR THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

WINDS AND WAVES HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ARE POSSIBLE FROM MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
308 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>055-061-281200-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-DE WITT-DOUGLAS-FULTON-KNOX-LOGAN-MACON-
MARSHALL-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-PEORIA-PIATT-
SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-SHELBY-STARK-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-WOODFORD-
308 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

COLD AIR MOVING INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BRING
FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. ALTHOUGH THE
BULK OF THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD BE COMING TO AN END WITH THE
ARRIVAL OF THE COLD AIR...WET PAVEMENT AND ELEVATED SURFACES COULD
FREEZE AND BECOME SLICK. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
329 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

LMZ043-046-282030-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
329 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED FROM LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT WILL PERSIST INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED AGAIN FOR MUCH
OF THE TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY PERIOD.

&&

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

$$

MCD

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