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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
342 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

LMZ847>849-250345-
/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0031.170325T1000Z-170326T1500Z/
GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-
PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
342 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...EAST/NORTHEAST INCREASING SATURDAY MORNING TO 20 TO 30
  KNOTS. WINDS DIMINISHING BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET ON SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
954 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...INCREASING NORTHEAST WINDS AND BUILDING WAVES EXPECTED TODAY
AND TONIGHT...

.A COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...WHILE LOW
PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. NORTHEAST WINDS BEHIND
THE FRONT WILL INCREASE AS THE LOW APPROACHES. SOME GALE FORCE
GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AS THE LOW NEARS THE AREA.

LMZ521-522-541>543-242300-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0024.170324T2000Z-170326T1100Z/
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  CEDAR RIVER TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE
AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
GREEN BAY SOUTH OF LINE FROM  OCONTO WI TO LITTLE STURGEON BAY WI-
ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI-TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
954 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WINDS WILL SETTLE IN FROM THE NORTHEAST AND THEN
INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY MID-AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL OCCUR SATURDAY WHEN SOME GALE FORCE GUSTS TO AROUND 35
KNOTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON THE BAY AND TO 4 TO
  7 FEET ON THE LAKE. THE HIGHEST WAVES WILL ALSO OCCUR ON
  SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
926 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE PASSING BY TO THE SOUTH AND HIGH PRESSURE TRACKING
ACROSS SOUTHERN CANADA WILL RESULT IN STRENGTHENING NORTHEAST
WINDS ACROSS THE LAKE MICHIGAN WATERS LATER TODAY AND INTO
TONIGHT. WINDS WILL REMAIN STEADY THROUGH SATURDAY WITH WINDS AND
WAVES FINALLY DIMINISHING SATURDAY NIGHT.

LMZ643-242230-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0034.170324T2100Z-170326T0800Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
926 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON... THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON... AND 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1002 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

LSZ248-249-242215-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0034.170325T0300Z-170326T0600Z/
HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI-MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-
1002 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 23 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1002 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

LMZ221-248-250-242215-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0034.170325T0600Z-170326T0900Z/
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
1002 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SATURDAY TO
5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SATURDAY TO
5 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE EAST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 32 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 9 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

JS

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1002 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

LSZ250-251-242215-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0034.170325T0600Z-170325T1500Z/
MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
1002 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST...WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 24 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES
  WILL BE 6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 AM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
319 PM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-251000-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-Chippewa-
Mackinac-Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Charlevoix-Leelanau-Antrim-
Otsego-Montmorency-Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-
Oscoda-Alcona-Manistee-Wexford-Missaukee-Roscommon-Ogemaw-Iosco-
Gladwin-Arenac-
319 PM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northern Lower Michigan...
eastern Upper Michigan...and adjacent nearshore waters of Lake
Michigan...Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Another period of light freezing rain is possible tonight into
Saturday morning across portions of northern lower Michigan...
primarily the higher terrain areas.

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

The potential for freezing rain continues across portions of
Northern Michigan during the nighttime and early morning hours
from Saturday night through Monday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report icing amounts to the National
Weather Service. Reports may be made one of three ways:

Online:    weather.gov/gaylord
Facebook: facebook.com/nwsgaylord

Twitter:  twitter.com/nwsgaylord

&&

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1148 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-251700-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
1148 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

There is a chance of thunderstorms from late this afternoon
through tonight over southern Lake Michigan.

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

There are periodic chances for thunderstorms Saturday and Sunday
over southern Lake Michigan.


&&

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1030 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

LMZ844>849-251430-
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-
1030 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds and waves will produce hazardous conditions for smaller
craft through early this evening.

There is a small chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon south of
Grand Haven this afternoon and early this evening. Severe weather
is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Hazardous conditions for smaller craft will be possible at times
this weekend.

$$

NJJ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1030 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-251430-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
1030 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a small chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon south of
Interstate 96 this afternoon and early this evening. Severe
weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance of thunderstorms on Sunday. Severe weather is
not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected to be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Marquette MI
516 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-251200-
Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Marquette-Alger-Luce-
Gogebic-Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Southern Houghton-Northern Schoolcraft-
516 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /416 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western Upper
Michigan and central Upper Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A wintry mix of freezing rain, rain and possibly some sleet will
occur this morning. See the latest winter weather message for
complete details.

Patchy freezing drizzle is possible tonight over the Keweenaw and
portions of central Upper Michigan.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Freezing rain is possible Saturday night into early Sunday
morning. Freezing rain is also possible Sunday night into Monday
morning, mainly over western Upper Michigan.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to submit reports of freezing rain and
icing to the Marquette National Weather Service office. The public
may provide reports through our web page, our Facebook and Twitter
pages, or by phone.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
332 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

LMZ643>646-250845-
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-
332 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory goes into effect for Sheboygan to Port
Washington at 4 pm. A Small Craft Advisory goes into effect for
areas from Port Washington to Winthrop Harbor at 7 PM. This is
for increasing northeast winds and building waves.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The Small Craft Advisory remains in effect for the entire
nearshore area through 3 am Sunday morning for northeast winds
and high waves.

$$
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
332 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-250845-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
332 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin, and southeast Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms this afternoon and
this evening, as a frontal boundary shifts through southern
Wisconsin.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected.

$$

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