263  
WHUS73 KMQT 200747  
MWWMQT  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
LMZ250-201600-  
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-181020T1800Z/  
/O.EXB.KMQT.GL.W.0033.181020T1800Z-181021T0000Z/  
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH, WITH GUSTS UP TO 37  
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 3 PM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT  
SATURDAY.  
 
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH, WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 33 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE  
5 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT SATURDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT 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.  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ241-242-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0104.000000T0000Z-181020T0900Z/  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0033.181020T0900Z-181020T1800Z/  
BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-  
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018 /247 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018/  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT /4 AM  
CDT/ EARLY THIS MORNING...  
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* 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 10 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 15 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT  
SATURDAY.  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT /4 AM  
CDT/ EARLY THIS MORNING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST, WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES  
WILL BE 8 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 12 FEET  
POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT SATURDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT 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.  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ240-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0104.000000T0000Z-181020T0900Z/  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0033.181020T0900Z-181020T1800Z/  
SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018 /247 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018/  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT /4 AM  
CDT/ EARLY THIS MORNING...  
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
35 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9  
FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 14 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT  
SATURDAY.  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT /4 AM  
CDT/ EARLY THIS MORNING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST, WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 24 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 4 AM EDT SATURDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT 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.  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ162-263-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0033.181020T0900Z-181020T1800Z/  
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-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018 /247 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018/  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
38 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 10  
FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 15 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 AM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT  
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ243-244-264-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-181021T0000Z/  
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-  
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-  
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU  
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH, WITH GUSTS UP TO 37  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 16 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 12 PM EDT  
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ245-248>251-265>267-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-181021T0000Z/  
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-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-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 32 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
39 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 4 AM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 PM EDT  
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LMZ221-201600-  
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-181021T0400Z/  
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND  
PASSAGE-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT  
TONIGHT...  
 
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT  
TONIGHT.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 27 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH, WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 35 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE  
6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EDT  
SATURDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LMZ248-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-181021T0000Z/  
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH, WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 33 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE  
5 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 7 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EDT SATURDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EDT SATURDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ246-247-201600-  
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0104.000000T0000Z-181021T0000Z/  
POINT ISABELLE TO LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-  
LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO HURON ISLANDS MI INCLUDING  
KEWEENAW AND HURON BAYS-  
347 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT  
SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 26 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH, WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 34 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE  
6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT  
SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM EDT  
SATURDAY.  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED  
INFORMATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 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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