189  
WHUS73 KMQT 231533  
MWWMQT  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
1033 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
LSZ264>267-232345-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.A.0008.180225T0500Z-180226T0500Z/  
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-  
1033 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY EVENING...  
 
A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE WEST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 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 2 PM EST SUNDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EST SUNDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ162-263-232345-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.A.0008.180225T1500Z-180226T0300Z/  
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND  
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-  
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-  
1033 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018 /933 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018/  
 
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SUNDAY EVENING...  
 
A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY  
EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE WEST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 38 KNOTS.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 2 PM EST SUNDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
JSS  
 
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