Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
317 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

LMZ844>849-110330-
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/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0037.140911T0900Z-140912T2200Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
317 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM
EDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
  TONIGHT AND SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 30 KNOT WINDS LATE TONIGHT.

* WAVES...4 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

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