Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WHUS73 KGRR 200654
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
254 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

LMZ848-849-201500-
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/O.NEW.KGRR.GL.A.0005.140921T1500Z-140922T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0042.140922T0000Z-140922T1200Z/
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
254 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SUNDAY TO 8 AM EDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SUNDAY TO 8 AM EDT
MONDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
  TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BY
  LATE MORNING SUNDAY.  NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET....BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

LMZ844>847-201500-
/O.EXT.KGRR.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-140922T1200Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
254 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH TO
  30 KNOTS SUNDAY DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET INTO TONIGHT BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET BY
  LATE IN THE DAY SUNDAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TOWARD MORNING
  MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


WDM





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