179  
WHUS73 KMQT 200755  
MWWMQT  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
 
LSZ251-201600-  
/O.UPG.KMQT.GL.A.0017.191021T1800Z-191022T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1900Z-191022T0400Z/  
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT  
MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
43 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 8 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ266-267-201600-  
/O.UPG.KMQT.GL.A.0017.191021T1800Z-191022T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1800Z-191022T0500Z/  
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-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO 1 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO 1 AM EDT  
TUESDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 37 KNOTS FROM THE EAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 47  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 17 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 24 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ162-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1800Z-191022T0200Z/  
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND  
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019 /255 AM CDT SUN OCT 20 2019/  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ TO 10 PM EDT  
/9 PM CDT/ MONDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ TO 10 PM  
EDT /9 PM CDT/ MONDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 34 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
41 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 13  
FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 18 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ243-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1900Z-191022T0000Z/  
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 29 KNOTS FROM THE EAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 38  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 13 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ244-245-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1900Z-191022T0400Z/  
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-  
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT  
MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 36 KNOTS FROM THE EAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 44  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 16 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 24 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ246>248-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1900Z-191022T0100Z/  
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-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE EAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 39  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 14 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 21 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ249-250-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1900Z-191022T0100Z/  
MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO  
37 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 7 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ263-264-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1800Z-191022T0400Z/  
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-  
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU  
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT  
MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 36 KNOTS FROM THE EAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 44  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 17 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 25 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LSZ265-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.W.0038.191021T1800Z-191022T0400Z/  
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI  
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT  
MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF UP TO 35 KNOTS FROM THE EAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 42  
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 EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 9 PM EDT 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
LMZ221-248-250-201600-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0018.191021T1700Z-191022T0300Z/  
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-  
355 AM EDT SUN OCT 20 2019  
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY  
EVENING.  
 
* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS  
OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST, WITH GUSTS UP TO 40  
KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET  
WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 13 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* TIMING...THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EDT MONDAY  
WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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