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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

LSZ241-230400-
/O.CAN.KMQT.SC.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-171022T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.171024T0600Z-171025T0000Z/
BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-
352 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017 /252 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017/

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A
  MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 19 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT
  TUESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT
  TUESDAY.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

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