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Heavy Freezing Spray Warning
Issued: 3:48 PM Jan. 19, 2022 – National Weather Service
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, heavy freezing
spray at a rate of 2 cm per hour or greater occurring, and may
rapidly accumulate on vessels. For the Gale Warning, north
winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and waves 9 to 14 ft
occurring.

* WHERE...Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point
MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian border, Lake Superior East
of a line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI and West of a
line from Grand Marais MI to the US/Canadian Border Beyond 5NM
from shore, Marquette to Munising MI, Munising to Grand Marais
MI and Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI.

* WHEN...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, until 1 PM EST
Thursday. For the Gale Warning, until 7 PM EST this evening.

* 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. Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

Gale Warning
Issued: 3:48 PM Jan. 19, 2022 – National Weather Service
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, heavy freezing
spray at a rate of 2 cm per hour or greater occurring, and may
rapidly accumulate on vessels. For the Gale Warning, north
winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and waves 9 to 14 ft
occurring.

* WHERE...Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point
MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian border, Lake Superior East
of a line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI and West of a
line from Grand Marais MI to the US/Canadian Border Beyond 5NM
from shore, Marquette to Munising MI, Munising to Grand Marais
MI and Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI.

* WHEN...For the Heavy Freezing Spray Warning, until 1 PM EST
Thursday. For the Gale Warning, until 7 PM EST this evening.

* 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. Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

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