Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
345 PM EDT FRI OCT 13 2017

LMZ844>849-140345-
/O.NEW.KGRR.GL.A.0008.171015T0000Z-171016T0000Z/
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-
345 PM EDT FRI OCT 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING SATURDAY EVENING TO 30 TO 40
  KNOT GALES. GALES THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST SUNDAY MORNING, THEN
  DIMINISHING SUNDAY EVENING.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.
  WAVES SUBSIDING SUNDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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NJJ



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