Thursday, April 11, 2013

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
340 AM CDT THU APR 11 2013
GALE WARNING
April 2012

...LATE SEASON WINTER STORM HEADED FOR MUCH OF THE NORTHLAND
BEGINNING THIS MORNING AND LASTING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTHEAST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED
  TODAY WITH FREQUENT GUSTS 40 TO 45 KNOTS THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS
  WILL DIMINISH TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 12 FT.

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.

1 comment:

  1. Will Lakers seek safe harbor or will they continue to ply their course?

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