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CARIBBEAN SEA....CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1226 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

CORRECTED FOR CARIBBEAN SYNOPSIS

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO
22N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W...THE SW N ATLANTIC S OF 31N W OF 65W
INCLUDING BAHAMAS...AND THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

AMZ031-030300-
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W INCLUDING COLOMBIA
BASIN-
1052 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 25 TO 35
KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT LATE. NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
948 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

.GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE INTO EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...AS LOW PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT APPROACH LAKE
MICHIGAN FROM THE WEST.

WIND GUSTS MAY REACH 30 KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON
NORTH OF NORTH POINT LIGHTHOUSE. SOUTH OF NORTH POINT
LIGHTHOUSE...WIND GUSTS MAY GET AS HIGH AS 38 KNOTS. THUS...THE
GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH POINT LIGHTHOUSE TO
WINTHROP HARBOR ILLINOIS.

THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL RESULT IN WAVE HEIGHTS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET...WITH THE HIGHEST WAVES TOWARDS THE OPEN WATER. WINDS AND
WAVES WILL DIMINISH DURING THE EVENING...HOWEVER SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AT THAT TIME.

LMZ645-646-022300-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-150802T1900Z/
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.W.0021.150802T1900Z-150803T0000Z/
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
948 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS UNTIL EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS WILL INCREASE TO
  UP TO 38 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
311 AM AKDT SUN AUG 2 2015

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ172-030015-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
311 AM AKDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

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