Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
401 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

LMZ844>849-250515-
/O.UPG.KGRR.GL.A.0005.170225T1200Z-170226T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.GL.W.0008.170225T1200Z-170225T1900Z/
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-
401 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 2 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 2 PM EST SATURDAY. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BY EARLY SATURDAY
  BECOMING 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

JK


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