Gale Watch Posted by NWS Cleveland

East Point Put in Bay

East Point, SBI, during 27 June 2015 storm.

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1122 AM EDT THU OCT 1 2015

MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
1122 AM EDT THU OCT 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO
  PERSIST THROUGH TODAY...THEN BEGIN TO INCREASE TONIGHT.
  NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WILL LIKELY BE REACHED BETWEEN
  FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. WINDS WILL THEN DIMINISH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVES OF 5 TO 8 FEET WILL OCCUR TODAY...BUT
  INCREASE GOING THROUGH FRIDAY. WAVES MAY REACH AS HIGH AS 10
  FEET FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS
  TO SMALL CRAFT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR GALE FORCE
WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS IN UPCOMING DAYS. MARINERS SHOULD MONITOR
THE FORECAST AND PREPARE TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS OR CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.