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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
928 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

LMZ740>745-231130-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0005.190224T0900Z-190225T0600Z/
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-
928 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...Southwest to west to 45 kts. A few storm force gusts
  to 50kt possible Sunday.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 9 ft, highest in the Indiana near
  shores.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 12 ft, highest in the Indiana near
  shores.

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.

Note even higher winds and waves will be experienced beyond
5 nautical miles from shore.

&&

$$



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