Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1055 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

LMZ847>849-171100-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0051.141017T0800Z-141018T0000Z/
/O.CON.KGRR.GL.A.0007.141018T0000Z-141018T1600Z/
GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-
PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
1055 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM EDT
FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  OVERNIGHT...BECOMING WEST FRIDAY. NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS
  POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING
  FRIDAY. THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.

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>846-171100-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0051.141017T0800Z-141018T1600Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
1055 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
NOON EDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT...BECOMING WEST TO 30
  KNOTS FRIDAY.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE TONIGHT...3 TO 6 FEET ON
  FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$







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