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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
946 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...QUICKLY INCREASING WINDS THURSDAY MORNING...

LMZ740>745-241100-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0050.140424T1500Z-140425T0300Z/
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-
946 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST TO 30 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.

&&

$$

KJB

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
945 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG
WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES
WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

LMZ743>745-241015-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
945 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST
OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EARLY BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT...AND THEN WEST 15 TO 25 KT NEAR DAYBREAK.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
KJB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
400 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

KYZ097>100-OHZ026-044>046-052>055-062>064-072-073-079>082-088-242000-
BRACKEN-ROBERTSON-MASON-LEWIS-HARDIN-LOGAN-UNION OH-DELAWARE-
CHAMPAIGN-CLARK-MADISON-FRANKLIN OH-GREENE-FAYETTE OH-PICKAWAY-
CLINTON-ROSS-BROWN-HIGHLAND-ADAMS-PIKE-SCIOTO-
400 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...NORTHERN
KENTUCKY...CENTRAL OHIO...MIAMI VALLEY OF OHIO...SOUTH CENTRAL
OHIO...SOUTHWEST OHIO AND WEST CENTRAL OHIO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES LESS THAN
25 PERCENT...AND WINDS OF AROUND 10 MPH WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED
FIRE DANGER THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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