Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WHUS73 KGRR 171910
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
210 PM EST FRI NOV 17 2017

LMZ844>849-180315-
/O.EXT.KGRR.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-171118T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.GL.W.0021.171118T1500Z-171119T1200Z/
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-
210 PM EST FRI NOV 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO 30 KNOTS INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SOUTHWEST
  10 TO 20 KNOTS SATURDAY MORNING. BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GALE
  FORCE GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...INCREASING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY TONIGHT AND 8 TO 12 FEET
  SATURDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

TJT



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