Marine Weather for LM 046

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 9:45 PM EST on February 12, 2016
Gale Warning in effect until 7 am EST Saturday
Heavy freezing spray warning in effect until 7 am EST Saturday
Michigan City In To New Buffalo Mi-
Overnight
Northwest wind to 30 knots. Gusts up to 35 knot gales. Heavy freezing spray. Snow showers likely. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Saturday
Northwest wind 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 knots in the morning. Freezing spray in the morning. Snow showers in the morning...then chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet in the afternoon. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
Saturday Night
Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots backing southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Slight chance of snow showers through midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
Sunday
Southeast wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance of snow in the morning...then snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet. The water temperature at Michigan City water Intake is 32 degrees...and 33 degrees at St Joseph water Intake.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Warning, Ice Accretion Warning
Issued: 9:45 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST Saturday...
... Heavy freezing spray warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Saturday...

A heavy freezing spray warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Saturday. A Gale Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Saturday.

* Winds: northwest to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.

* Waves: 8 to 12 feet... subsiding to 3 to 6 feet tomorrow
afternoon.

* Freezing spray: heavy freezing spray.

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 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
Waring area.






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