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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

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.

PZZ835-251700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

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.

PZZ935-251700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
911 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-251115-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0012.170225T1200Z-170225T2100Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 HOLLAND TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO MID-
LINE OF 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-
911 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 3 PM CST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 10 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 13 FT.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
911 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-251115-
/O.EXP.KLOT.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170225T0300Z/
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0012.170225T0900Z-170225T2100Z/
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-
911 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 10 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 13 FT

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1010 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

LHZ347-348-LMZ342-344>346-251115-
/O.CON.KAPX.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170226T0500Z/
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-
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-
1010 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST SATURDAY
NIGHT...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST SATURDAY
NIGHT.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
953 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

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.

ANZ920-251415-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
953 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

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.

ANZ910-251415-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 9 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
930 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

ANZ530>543-251030-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0038.170225T1500Z-170225T1900Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0009.170225T1900Z-170226T0600Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0039.170226T0600Z-170226T1100Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
930 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM EST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS 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 A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. RECREATIONAL BOATERS
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
929 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS FROM 25 NM
OFFSHORE TO THE HAGUE LINE...EXCEPT TO 1000 FM S OF NEW ENGLAND

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.

ANZ800-251515-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
929 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
924 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

LSZ264>267-251030-
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170226T0300Z/
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
924 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 30 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 37
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET
  WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 17 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
854 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

LMZ844>849-251000-
/O.CON.KGRR.GL.W.0008.170225T1200Z-170225T1900Z/
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-
854 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 2 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BY EARLY SATURDAY BECOMING
30 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
422 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

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

PKZ041-251400-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 FT LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 50
KT. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO
15 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
422 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

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

PKZ042-251400-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
BUILDING TO 11 FT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF ALASKA WEST OF 144W

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.

PKZ351-251500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ130-251400-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ131-251400-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ120-251400-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ179-251315-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ176-251315-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ181-251315-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 40 KT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ180-251315-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 35 KT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ173-251315-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ175-251315-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

PKZ170-251315-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE BERING SEA

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.

PKZ412-251515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 27 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE BERING SEA

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.

PKZ414-251515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
321 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

NORTHWESTERN ALASKA COASTAL WATERS OUT 100 NM

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

PKZ210-251500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 45 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT...S WINDS 40 KT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
316 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR GULF OF ALASKA EAST OF 144W

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

PKZ310-251830-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
316 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO
12 FT LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.MON...W GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...W GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...EASTERLY GALES OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES AS A STRONG
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AND
TONIGHT. ALREADY ELEVATED NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO RAMP
UP THIS MORNING RESULTING IN A PERIOD OF GALES ACROSS NORTHERN LAKE
HURON AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES (FOR BOTH WINDS AND WAVES) AROUND
THE TIP OF THE THUMB AND INTO SAGINAW BAY. THESE HEADLINES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING UNTIL THE CENTER OF THE LOW REACHES
THE LAKE BRIEFLY RELAXING FLOW A BIT OVERNIGHT UNTIL GUSTY
WEST/NORTHWESTERLY WINDS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT USHERS IN COLDER AND
MORE UNSTABLE AIR INTO THE REGION. THIS MAY RESULT IN ANOTHER PERIOD
OF GALES ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN LAKES SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
NIGHT. IN ADDITION TO STRONG WINDS, THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ON THE COLD FRONT LATER THIS
EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

LHZ363-442-443-462>464-250915-
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0011.170225T1500Z-170226T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0010.170225T1200Z-170226T0300Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 38 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 13 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...EASTERLY GALES OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES AS A STRONG
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AND
TONIGHT. ALREADY ELEVATED NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO RAMP
UP THIS MORNING RESULTING IN A PERIOD OF GALES ACROSS NORTHERN LAKE
HURON AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES (FOR BOTH WINDS AND WAVES) AROUND
THE TIP OF THE THUMB AND INTO SAGINAW BAY. THESE HEADLINES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING UNTIL THE CENTER OF THE LOW REACHES
THE LAKE BRIEFLY RELAXING FLOW A BIT OVERNIGHT UNTIL GUSTY
WEST/NORTHWESTERLY WINDS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT USHERS IN COLDER AND
MORE UNSTABLE AIR INTO THE REGION. THIS MAY RESULT IN ANOTHER PERIOD
OF GALES ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN LAKES SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
NIGHT. IN ADDITION TO STRONG WINDS, THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ON THE COLD FRONT LATER THIS
EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

LHZ361-362-250915-
/O.EXT.KDTX.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170226T0900Z/
/O.CAN.KDTX.GL.A.0011.170225T1500Z-170226T0900Z/
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS CANCELLED THE
GALE WATCH. THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 14 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...EASTERLY GALES OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES AS A STRONG
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AND
TONIGHT. ALREADY ELEVATED NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO RAMP
UP THIS MORNING RESULTING IN A PERIOD OF GALES ACROSS NORTHERN LAKE
HURON AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES (FOR BOTH WINDS AND WAVES) AROUND
THE TIP OF THE THUMB AND INTO SAGINAW BAY. THESE HEADLINES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING UNTIL THE CENTER OF THE LOW REACHES
THE LAKE BRIEFLY RELAXING FLOW A BIT OVERNIGHT UNTIL GUSTY
WEST/NORTHWESTERLY WINDS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT USHERS IN COLDER AND
MORE UNSTABLE AIR INTO THE REGION. THIS MAY RESULT IN ANOTHER PERIOD
OF GALES ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN LAKES SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
NIGHT. IN ADDITION TO STRONG WINDS, THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ON THE COLD FRONT LATER THIS
EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

LHZ441-250915-
/O.EXT.KDTX.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170225T1200Z/
/O.UPG.KDTX.GL.A.0011.170225T1500Z-170226T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.W.0010.170225T1200Z-170226T0300Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 34 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 5 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  SATURDAY.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 17 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 30 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

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.

&&

$$

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