IN Marine Warnings and Forecast for Thursday, February 13, 2020

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GALE WARNING

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Chicago IL

914 PM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST

THURSDAY...

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON

THURSDAY TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...North to northwest gales to 35 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 14 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 18 ft.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...moderate to heavy.

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

warning area.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST

THURSDAY...

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON

THURSDAY TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...North to northwest gales to 35 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 14 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 18 ft.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...moderate to heavy.

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

warning area.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST

THURSDAY...

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON

THURSDAY TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...North to northwest gales to 35 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 14 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 18 ft.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...moderate to heavy.

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

warning area.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST

THURSDAY...

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON

THURSDAY TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...North to northwest gales to 35 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 14 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 18 ft.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...moderate to heavy.

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

warning area.

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