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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
311 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

LMZ740>745-181715-
/O.NEW.KLOT.SC.Y.0005.190119T0300Z-190120T2100Z/
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-
311 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
CST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 3 PM CST
Sunday.

* WINDS...to 30 kt. Occasional gales to 35 kt Saturday.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 10 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 13 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

BMD



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
344 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

LMZ740>745-190945-
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-
344 AM CST Fri Jan 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...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Hazardous conditions for small craft.
  Limited Freezing Spray Risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
  Occasional gale force winds are possible.
  Significant Freezing Spray Risk
Sunday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
  Limited Freezing Spray Risk
Monday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
  Significant Freezing Spray Risk
Tuesday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
  Limited Freezing Spray Risk
Wednesday...
  Limited Freezing Spray Risk

$$

BMD

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