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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
351 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

LMZ740>742-190500-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0016.190419T0600Z-190420T0300Z/
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
351 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...North gales to 35 to 40 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 12 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 16 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
254 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

LMZ740>745-192000-
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-
254 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Illinois
nearshore waters of Lake Michigan and the Indiana nearshore
waters of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Gale force winds and very hazardous waves.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Friday...
  Gale force winds and very hazardous waves are likely.
Saturday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

$$

RC

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