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whus71 kbuf 221829
mwwbuf
245 

urgent - marine weather message
national weather service buffalo ny
129 pm est fri feb 22 2019

lez020-loz030-230230-
/o.con.kbuf.gl.a.0005.190224t1500z-190225t0900z/
upper niagara river and buffalo harbor-lower niagara river-
129 pm est fri feb 22 2019

...gale watch remains in effect from sunday morning through late
sunday night...

* winds...west to 35 knots.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. it is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$
whus71 kbuf 221829
mwwbuf

loz045-065-230230-
/o.con.kbuf.sr.a.0001.190224t1800z-190225t1200z/
lake ontario nearshore waters from mexico bay to the saint
lawrence river-
lake ontario open waters from mexico bay to the saint lawrence
river-
129 pm est fri feb 22 2019

...storm watch remains in effect from sunday afternoon through
monday morning...

* winds...west to 50 knots.

* waves...15 to 19 feet.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots has significantly increased, but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain.  it is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.

&&

$$
whus71 kcle 221510
mwwcle
859 

urgent - marine weather message
national weather service cleveland oh
1010 am est fri feb 22 2019

...strong low pressure system expected over the weekend...

.a rapidly deepening low pressure system will move northeast into
the great lakes region saturday night and sunday. the storm system
will cause winds to rapidly increase with and behind the cold
front late saturday night.

lez142>145-162>165-222315-
/o.con.kcle.gl.a.0002.190224t1200z-190225t0900z/
lake erie nearshore waters from maumee bay to reno beach oh-
lake erie nearshore waters from reno beach to the islands oh-
lake erie nearshore waters from the islands to vermilion oh-
lake erie nearshore waters from vermilion to avon point oh-
lake erie open waters from maumee bay to reno beach oh-
lake erie open waters from reno beach to the islands oh-
lake erie open waters from the islands to vermilion oh-
lake erie open waters from vermilion to avon point oh-
1010 am est fri feb 22 2019

...gale watch remains in effect from sunday morning through late
sunday night...

* winds...southwesterly to westerly gales to 40 knots with gusts 
  over 50 knots possible. 

* waves/seas...the lake is mostly ice covered.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a gale watch is issued when there is an upcoming risk of gale
force winds of 34 to 47 knots. mariners should monitor the
forecast and begin planning appropriate action in the event of a
gale warning.

&&

$$
whus71 kcle 221510
mwwcle

lez061-146>149-166>169-222315-
/o.con.kcle.sr.a.0001.190224t1500z-190225t0900z/
lake erie open waters from ripley to buffalo ny-
lake erie nearshore waters from avon point to willowick oh-
lake erie nearshore waters from willowick to geneva-on-
the lake oh-lake erie nearshore waters from geneva-on-the-
lake to conneaut oh-
lake erie nearshore waters from conneaut oh to ripley ny-
lake erie open waters from avon point to willowick oh-
lake erie open waters from willowick to geneva-on-the-lake oh-
lake erie open waters from geneva-on-the-lake to conneaut oh-
lake erie open waters from conneaut oh to ripley ny-
1010 am est fri feb 22 2019

...storm watch remains in effect from sunday morning through late
sunday night...

* winds...southwesterly to westerly gales to 50 knots with gusts 
  over 60 knots possible. 

* waves/seas...the lake is mostly ice covered.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots in upcoming days. mariners should monitor the
forecast and prepare to take appropriate action including
altering their plans in the event a storm warning is issued.

&&

$$
whus73 kdtx 221500
mwwdtx

lhz361>363-230300-
/o.con.kdtx.sr.a.0002.190224t1200z-190225t1800z/
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-
lake huron from sturgeon point to alabaster mi beyond 5nm off
shore-
1000 am est fri feb 22 2019

...storm watch remains in effect from sunday morning through
monday afternoon...

* wind and waves: during the storm watch, expect sustained winds 
  up to 39 knots from the west with gusts up to 54 knots. the 
  largest expected significant waves will be 14 feet with a 
  potential maximum wave height of 20 feet. 

* timing: the maximum winds are expected around 9 pm est sunday 
  with the largest waves expected around 1 am est monday. 

refer to the latest marine forecasts for greater detail.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots has significantly increased...but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain.  it is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.

&&

$$
whus73 kdtx 221500
mwwdtx

lez444-230300-
/o.con.kdtx.gl.a.0010.190224t1200z-190225t0900z/
michigan waters of lake erie from detroit river to north cape mi-
1000 am est fri feb 22 2019

...gale watch remains in effect from sunday morning through late
sunday night...

* wind: during the gale watch, expect sustained winds up to 32 
  knots from the west with gusts up to 44 knots. 

* timing: the maximum winds are expected around 3 pm est sunday.

refer to the latest marine forecasts for greater detail.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. it is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$
whus73 kgrb 221625
mwwgrb
019 

urgent - marine weather message
national weather service green bay wi
1025 am cst fri feb 22 2019

lmz541>543-230030-
/o.con.kgrb.gl.a.0003.190224t1500z-190225t1200z/
rock island passage to sturgeon bay wi-
sturgeon bay to two rivers wi-two rivers to sheboygan wi-
1025 am cst fri feb 22 2019

...gale watch remains in effect from sunday morning through late
sunday night...

* winds...northwest gales to 45 knots are likely sunday morning 
  through late sunday night. 

* waves...much of the nearshore area is ice covered. though 
  changes in the ice coverage are likely due to the strong 
  winds, the ice will prevent or limit wave formation. 

* additional information...a period of small craft advisory 
  conditions is possible saturday night into early sunday 
  morning, prior to the development of the gale force winds. 

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds has
significantly increased, but the specific timing and location is
still uncertain.  it is intended to provide additional lead time
for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans.

&&

$$
whus73 klot 221503
mwwlot
783 

urgent - marine weather message
national weather service chicago il
903 am cst fri feb 22 2019


lmz740>745-222315-
/o.con.klot.gl.a.0005.190224t0900z-190225t0600z/
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-
903 am cst fri feb 22 2019

...gale watch remains in effect from late saturday night through
sunday evening...

* winds...southwest to west to 45 kts.

* significant waves...to 6 ft.

* occasional waves...to 8 ft.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. it is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

note even higher winds and waves will be experienced beyond
5 nautical miles from shore.

&&

$$
whus73 kmkx 222018
mwwmkx
629 

urgent - marine weather message
national weather service milwaukee/sullivan wi
218 pm cst fri feb 22 2019

...major storm system expected this weekend...

.a powerful low pressure system will track from the southern
plains saturday afternoon to northern lake michigan by early
sunday morning. east to southeast winds will increase rapidly
saturday afternoon as the low approaches. winds will veer to the
southwest and reach gale force levels late saturday night. winds 
will continue to veer to the west on sunday, with a few storm 
force gusts possible. the gale force winds will veer to the 
northwest sunday night, then steadily diminish on monday as the 
storm pushes off to the northeast.

lmz080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-643>646-669-671-673-675-777-
779-868-870-872-874-876-878-230430-
/o.con.kmkx.gl.a.0007.190224t0900z-190225t1200z/
lake michigan michigan city in to st. joseph mi 5 nm offshore to
mid-line of lake.-
lake michigan from seul choix point to rock island passage 5nm
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 5nm offshore-
lake michigan from charlevoix to point betsie mi 5nm offshore to
mid lake-
lake michigan from point betsie to manistee mi 5nm offshore to
mid lake-
lake michigan from rock island passage to sturgeon bay wi 5nm
offshore to mid lake-
lake michigan from sturgeon bay to two rivers wi 5nm offshore to
mid lake-
lake michigan from two rivers to sheboygan wi 5nm offshore to mid
lake-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-
lake michigan from sheboygan to port washington wi 5nm offshore
to mid lake-
lake michigan from port washington to north point light wi 5nm
offshore to mid lake-
lake michigan from north point light to wind point wi 5nm
offshore to mid lake-
lake michigan from wind point wi to winthrop harbor il 5nm
offshore to mid lake-
lake michigan from winthrop harbor to wilmette harbor il 5nm
offshore to mid lake-
lake michigan from wilmette harbor to michigan city in 5nm
offshore to mid lake-
lake michigan from pentwater to manistee mi 5nm offshore to mid
lake-
lake michigan from whitehall to pentwater mi 5nm offshore to mid
lake-
lake michigan from grand haven to whitehall mi 5nm offshore to
mid lake-
lake michigan from holland to grand haven mi 5nm offshore to mid
lake-
lake michigan from south haven to holland mi 5nm offshore to mid
lake-
lake michigan from st joseph to south haven mi 5nm offshore to
mid lake-
218 pm cst fri feb 22 2019

...gale watch remains in effect from late saturday night through
late sunday night...

* winds: southwest gales to 35 knots late saturday night, veering
  to the west on sunday and increasing to 45 knots with a few 
  storm force gusts to 50 knots possible. winds will veer to the 
  northwest sunday night...diminishing to 35 knot gales by late 
  sunday night. 

* waves: building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft late 
  saturday night. waves building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 
  18 ft on sunday. waves gradually diminish later sunday night. 

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. it is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$
whus73 kmqt 221531
mwwmqt

lsz245>251-265>267-222345-
/o.con.kmqt.gl.w.0016.190224t1200z-190225t1700z/
manitou island to point isabelle mi-
point isabelle to lower entrance of portage canal mi-
lower entrance of portage canal to huron islands mi including
keweenaw and huron bays-huron islands to marquette mi-
marquette to munising mi-munising to grand marais mi-
grand marais to whitefish point mi-
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-
1031 am est fri feb 22 2019

...gale warning remains in effect from 7 am sunday to noon est
monday...

a gale warning remains in effect from 7 am sunday to noon est
monday. 

* wind and waves during the gale warning...expect sustained 
  winds of up to 38 knots from the northwest, with gusts up to 
  52 knots. the largest expected significant waves will be 15 
  feet with a maximum wave height of up to 22 feet possible. 

* timing...the maximum winds are expected around 7 pm est sunday 
  with the largest waves expected around 8 pm est sunday.

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.

&&

$$

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