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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
554 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

LMZ643>646-130000-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
554 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A Gale Warning is in effect this evening and tonight for strong
north to northwest gales up to 35 knots. High waves are expected
later tonight, especially toward and over the open waters of Lake
Michigan.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Monday

The Gale Warning continues into Tuesday morning for strong
northwest gales up to 35 knots. High waves are expected toward and
over the open waters of Lake Michigan.

A Small Craft Advisory will likely be needed for the rest of
Tuesday into Tuesday night, after the Gale Warning expires, due to
gusty northwest winds.

Winds will approach Small Craft Advisory levels at times Saturday
into Sunday.

$$


www.weather.gov/mkx



Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
300 AM CST TUE DEC 12 2017

...NORTHWEST GALES DIMINISHING SLOWLY LATE THIS MORNING...

LMZ643>646-121600-
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-171212T1600Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
300 AM CST TUE DEC 12 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35
  KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS LATE
  IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 4 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET LATER THIS
  AFTERNOON. HIGHEST WAVES TOWARD OPEN WATERS.

* AREAS OF FREEZING SPRAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$
HENTZ

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