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Heavy Freezing Spray Warning
Issued: 3:35 PM Jan. 29, 2023 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, heavy freezing
spray at a rate of 2 cm per hour or greater expected, and may
rapidly accumulate on vessels. For the Small Craft Advisory,
west to northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
waves 4 to 7 ft expected.

* WHERE...Black River to Ontonagon MI, Ontonagon to Upper
Entrance of Portage Canal MI, Upper Entrance of Portage Canal
to Eagle River MI and Eagle River to Manitou Island MI.

* WHEN...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 AM EST Tuesday. For the Small Craft Advisory,
until 1 AM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Operating a vessel in heavy freezing spray is
hazardous. Freezing spray may render mechanical and electronic
components inoperative. Rapid ice accretion on decks and
superstructures may result in a catastrophic loss of
stability. Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should prepare for dangerous accumulation of ice on
their vessel. If possible, remain in port, avoid the warning area
or conduct mitigation.

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:35 PM Jan. 29, 2023 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, heavy freezing
spray at a rate of 2 cm per hour or greater expected, and may
rapidly accumulate on vessels. For the Small Craft Advisory,
west to northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
waves 4 to 7 ft expected.

* WHERE...Black River to Ontonagon MI, Ontonagon to Upper
Entrance of Portage Canal MI, Upper Entrance of Portage Canal
to Eagle River MI and Eagle River to Manitou Island MI.

* WHEN...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 AM EST Tuesday. For the Small Craft Advisory,
until 1 AM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Operating a vessel in heavy freezing spray is
hazardous. Freezing spray may render mechanical and electronic
components inoperative. Rapid ice accretion on decks and
superstructures may result in a catastrophic loss of
stability. Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should prepare for dangerous accumulation of ice on
their vessel. If possible, remain in port, avoid the warning area
or conduct mitigation.

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

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