953  
WHUS73 KMQT 152006  
MWWMQT  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
406 PM EDT FRI MAR 15 2019  
 
LSZ243-244-264-152115-  
/O.EXP.KMQT.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-190315T2000Z/  
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-  
406 PM EDT FRI MAR 15 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED
 
 
THE GALE WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 

 
 
LSZ245>251-265>267-160000-  
/O.CON.KMQT.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-190316T0000Z/  
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-  
406 PM EDT FRI MAR 15 2019  
   
..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 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
36 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 PM EDT FRIDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM EDT FRIDAY.  
 
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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