369  
WHUS73 KMQT 110857  
MWWMQT  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
LSZ266-267-111700-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.UP.W.0015.171212T0000Z-171212T1800Z/  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171212T0000Z-171212T1200Z/  
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-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY...  
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A HEAVY  
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS  
EVENING TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.  
 
* TIMING...EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 7 PM THIS  
EVENING TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 43 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 10 PM EST  
MONDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM EST  
TUESDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS  
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN  
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT  
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS  
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE  
WARNING AREA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ264-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171211T2100Z-171212T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KMQT.UP.W.0015.171212T0000Z-171212T1800Z/  
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU  
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 AM EST TUESDAY...  
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A HEAVY  
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS  
EVENING TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.  
 
* TIMING...EXPECT HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TO OCCUR FROM 7 PM THIS  
EVENING TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.  
THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET WITH A  
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 18 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST MONDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS  
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN  
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT  
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS  
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE  
WARNING AREA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LMZ221-248-250-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171212T0000Z-171212T1200Z/  
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-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 41 KNOTS.  
THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 7 FEET WITH A  
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 10 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST  
MONDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EST  
TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ162-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171211T2100Z-171212T0600Z/  
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND  
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017 /257 AM CST MON DEC 11 2017/  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.  
THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 8 FEET WITH A  
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 11 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EST MONDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ240>242-263-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171211T2100Z-171212T0600Z/  
SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI-BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-  
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-  
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE  
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE  
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017 /257 AM CST MON DEC 11 2017/  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 38 KNOTS.  
THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10 FEET WITH A  
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EST MONDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ243>245-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171211T2100Z-171212T1200Z/  
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-  
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-  
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 AM EST TUESDAY...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.  
THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET WITH A  
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 18 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST MONDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ248-265-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171212T0000Z-171212T1200Z/  
HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI-  
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI  
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.  
THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13 FEET WITH A  
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 19 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST  
MONDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EST  
TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ249>251-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0058.171212T0000Z-171212T1200Z/  
MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-  
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM  
EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 41 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 10 PM EST  
MONDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM EST  
TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ246-247-111700-  
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0165.171211T2200Z-171212T1200Z/  
POINT ISABELLE TO LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-  
LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO HURON ISLANDS MI INCLUDING  
KEWEENAW AND HURON BAYS-  
357 AM EST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON  
TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH...WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 36 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 7 PM EST MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 10 PM EST MONDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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