Gale Warning in Effect from Noon to 8pm Sunday

Gale WarningURGENT – MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
324 PM EDT SAT OCT 14 2017

LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 35 KNOT GALES
BY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING. A FEW GUSTS
MAY TOUCH 45 KNOTS.

* WAVES…4 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A GALE WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS
REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. MARINERS
WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE AND VESSEL REMAIN IN PORT OR SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.