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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
952 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-281100-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0014.150329T0900Z-150330T0000Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
952 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 16 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 20 FT.

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 GREEN BAY WI
905 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WATCH ISSUED FOR LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL GENERATE STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ALONG WITH HIGH WAVES
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
AFTER WHICH WINDS WILL VEER TO WESTERLY OR NORTHWESTERLY AND
BEGIN TO DIMINISH.

LMZ541>543-281015-
/O.CON.KGRB.GL.A.0005.150329T0900Z-150329T2100Z/
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-
905 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 30 KNOTS LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND CARRY INTO SUNDAY. GUSTS MAY REACH UP TO 40
  KNOTS ON SUNDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR THE STRONGEST WINDS
  COMING LATE SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO VEER AND
  DIMINISH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.

* WAVES...WAVES IN EXCESS OF 4 FEET MAY BEGIN LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT. WAVES SUNDAY MAY BE AS HIGH AS 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES WILL
  BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATER SUNDAY AS THE WINDS CHANGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS HAS
SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND LOCATION IS
STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME
FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ008-280600-
CHIPPEWA COUNTY...SAULT STE MARIE-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WINDS
6 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 4 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 1 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE ZERO. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ015-280600-
MACKINAC COUNTY...ST IGNACE-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 6 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 5 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ016-280600-
EMMET COUNTY...PETOSKEY-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 6 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 4 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ017-280600-
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY...CHEBOYGAN-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 11. NORTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 5 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ019-280600-
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY...CHARLEVOIX-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 12. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ020-280600-
LEELANAU COUNTY...LELAND-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 13. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 12. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 9 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ021-280600-
ANTRIM COUNTY...MANCELONA-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 4 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 1 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 1 BELOW. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 3 BELOW. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MIZ022-280600-
OTSEGO COUNTY...GAYLORD-
1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.NOW...
AT  1 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 4 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 2 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 1 BELOW. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

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