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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1024 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

LMZ043-046-172230-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-180718T0300Z/
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
1024 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...North 10 to 20 knots.

* WAVES...3 to 5 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A small craft advisory means that sustained winds or frequent
gusts of 22 to 33 knots are likely...and/or waves greater than
4 feet are expected. Inexperienced mariners...especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
920 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

LMZ743>745-172230-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0063.000000T0000Z-180718T0300Z/
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
920 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...to 25 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 6 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 8 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.

&&

$$

Kluber

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
958 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

LMZ844>846-172200-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-180718T0600Z/
St Joseph to South Haven MI-South Haven to Holland MI-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-
958 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...North to norhtwest winds will increase to 15 to 25
  knots early this morning. A brief lull in the wind will occur
  later this morning, followed by another push of north winds of
  15 to 25 knots this afternoon and evening.

* WAVES...building to 3 to 5 feet towards daybreak. The waves
  may briefly subside for a bit this morning, followed by
  another period of building waves this afternoon and evening. 3
  to 6 foot waves are expected south of Grand Haven this
  afternoon and evening.

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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
1006 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

INZ001-002-180000-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0007.000000T0000Z-180718T0300Z/
Lake IN-Porter-
1006 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...Northwest Indiana beaches.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...3 to 5 feet

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you into deeper water along the pier structure.

Exposed beaches are more likely to experience the most
significant wave and current impacts. Impacts at beaches with
protective breakwalls or jetties will be subject to the
orientation of structures as well as wind and wave direction.

&&

$$

Kluber

Lakeshore Hazard Message
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1024 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

INZ003-MIZ077-172230-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-180718T0300Z/
La Porte-Berrien-
1024 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /924 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED...

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...North winds of 10 to 20 knots will
  result in waves building to 3 to 5 feet today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from the shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.

&&

$$

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND RAPIDS MI
958 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

MIZ056-064-071-172200-
/O.CON.KGRR.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180718T0600Z/
Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
958 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION... STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM ST. JOSEPH TO GRAND HAVEN.

* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE NORTH
  BEACH IN SOUTH HAVEN AND HOLLAND STATE PARK.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
  INCREASE INTO EARLY AFTERNOON 15 TO 25 KNOTS. THESE WINDS WILL
  CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. WAVES WILL BUILD INTO THE 3 TO 6
  FOOT RANGE BY EARLY AFTERNOON. THESE WAVES WILL CONTINUE INTO
  THIS EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT. STRONG LONGSHORE
  CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED SWEEPING DOWN THE BEACH FROM NORTH TO
  SOUTH. STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ON THE NORTH SIDE
  OF NORTH PIERS. RIP CURRENTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

High Wave Action makes swimming difficult and can tire even a
strong swimmer quickly.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural Currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.

A longshore current is a lake current that moves parallel to
shore. Longshore currents can be strong enough to Prevent
swimmers from being able to keep their feet on the bottom...
making it difficult to return to shore.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

&&

$$


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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1139 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
181645-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-DeKalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
1139 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /1239 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk
  High Swim Risk

DISCUSSION...

Brisk northerly winds near the lake will result in large waves,
particularly for Indiana beaches where swimming conditions will be
dangerous and some minor lakeshore flooding could occur.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thursday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk late.
Friday...
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk
Sunday and Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk
  High Swim Risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1139 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

LMZ740>745-181645-
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-
1139 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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...This Afternoon and Tonight.

  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely Indiana waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thursday and Friday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Saturday through Monday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
713 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

LMZ043-046-181115-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
713 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of The Nearshore
Waters of Southeastern Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hazardous conditions for small craft are expected today into this
evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There are periodic chances of showers and thunderstorms Thursday
night through Sunday.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
713 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

INZ003-MIZ077-181115-
La Porte-Berrien-
713 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /613 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Michigan
and northern Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hazardous swimming conditions are expected today and tonight for
southeast Lake Michigan.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There are periodic chances of showers and thunderstorms Thursday
night through Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
523 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-180930-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
523 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An elevated fire danger will continue for much of the region
Today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

The elevated fire danger will persist into Thursday.

Thunderstorms are possible starting Thursday. The potential for
storms will then persist through the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
523 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

LMZ844>849-180930-
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-
523 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty winds will lead to hazardous boat and swim conditions into
this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Waves will likely be hazardous to mariners and swimmers at times
Thursday night into the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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