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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
947 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

LMZ740>745-281200-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0013.150128T1800Z-150129T1000Z/
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-
947 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO
4 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO 25 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 7 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 9 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.

&&

$$

MDB

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
945 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

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.

LMZ740>742-281015-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
945 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 5
TO 10 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15
TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
939 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SOUTH WINDS TO INCREASE AHEAD OF DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL SHIFT TOWARDS IOWA ON WEDNESDAY SO SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL CRANK UP DURING THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

LMZ643>646-281145-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0012.150128T1800Z-150129T1000Z/
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-
939 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO
4 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS: BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES: SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WEDNESDAY
  CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

REM
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
938 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ643-281115-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
938 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN THROUGH AROUND MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
938 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ644-645-281115-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
938 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN RISING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN THROUGH AROUND MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT
SLEET IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
938 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ646-281115-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
938 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN RISING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
AROUND MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
SLEET IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$
SEE LAKE MICHIGAN OPEN WATERS FORECAST FOR FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

REM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
914 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND BUILDING WAVES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING OUT OF THE PLAINS STATES ON WEDNESDAY WILL
RESULT IN INCREASING WINDS. GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND
BUILDING WAVES ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE SUBSIDING THURSDAY MORNING.

LMZ541>543-281115-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0010.150128T2100Z-150129T0900Z/
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-
914 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM WEDNESDAY TO
3 AM CST THURSDAY...

* SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KTS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
  GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING BEFORE
  SUBSIDING WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN ICE FREE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
913 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ541>543-281115-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO SHEBOYGAN-
913 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KTS. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KTS BACKING S AT 15 TO 25 KTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KTS VEERING SW AT 10 TO 15 KTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING... THEN LIGHT
SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3
TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

SEE LAKE MICHIGAN OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
ALLEN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
310 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
282115-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015 /410 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

RIVER LEVELS ALONG THE KANKAKEE COULD BE LOCALLY ELEVATED DUE TO
ISOLATED ICE JAM ACTIVITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND.

RIVER LEVELS ALONG THE KANKAKEE COULD REMAIN LOCALLY ELEVATED DUE
TO ISOLATED ICE JAM ACTIVITY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

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