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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
330 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 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.

LMZ744-745-261545-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
330 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

KREIN

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
330 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...GUSTY WEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON TURNING NORTHWEST THIS EVENING
AND TONIGHT...

LMZ744-745-261500-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0096.000000T0000Z-141026T1500Z/
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
330 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...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.

&&

$$

KREIN

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
345 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

LMZ844>849-261545-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-141026T2100Z/
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-
345 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
  LATE IN THE DAY.

* WAVES..3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE DAY.

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.

&&

$$

MEADE

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
339 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ844-261515-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-
339 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

MEADE

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
339 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ845-261515-
SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
339 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
339 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ846-261515-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
339 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1055 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LMZ043-046-261100-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0056.000000T0000Z-141026T1500Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
1055 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS...BACKING
  TO THE SOUTHWEST AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS DURING THE DAY
  SUNDAY.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET...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.

&&

$$


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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1052 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ043-261015-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
1052 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR
THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1052 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ046-261015-
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
1052 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR
THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
256 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ643>646-260915-
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-
256 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH EARLY EVENING...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED GUSTS
TO 30 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BACKING SOUTH. SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND
1 FOOT BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.

$$
SEE LAKE MICHIGAN OPEN WATERS FORECAST FOR TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

COLLAR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
400 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

LMZ844>849-270800-
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-
400 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDS AND WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT TODAY. A FEW NON
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A FEW NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO EARLY
TUESDAY.

WINDS AND WAVES MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ON MONDAY NORTH
OF WHITEHALL. HAZARDOUS WINDS AND WAVES ARE LIKELY FOR ALL AREAS ON
TUESDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY. A SIGNIFICANT WIND AND WAVE EVENT IS
POSSIBLE ON HALLOWEEN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

MEADE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
400 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-270800-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
400 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE VERY LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A FEW NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO EARLY
TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
251 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

LMZ740>745-262000-
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-
251 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 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 TONIGHT ACROSS THE INDIANA WATERS.

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

WAVES HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE INDIANA
NEARSHORE WATERS SUNDAY MORNING.

WINDS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ARE POSSIBLE ALONG BOTH THE
ILLINOIS AND INDIANA NEARSHORE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT...AND
AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

&&

$$

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