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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
928 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

LMZ043-046-151100-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0089.171215T0900Z-171216T1000Z/
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
928 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
5 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.

* WAVES...3 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A small craft advisory means that sustained winds or frequent
gusts of 22 to 33 knots are likely...and/or waves greater than
4 feet are expected. Inexperienced mariners...especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
916 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

LMZ844>849-151030-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0097.000000T0000Z-171216T1000Z/
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-
916 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...West, increasing to 30 knots.

* WAVES...Building to 3 to 6 feet tonight, and to 4 to 8 feet
  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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
530 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-151030-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
530 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will be on the increase tonight with some accumulation likely
by Friday morning. An inch or two of accumulation is possible
across Western Lower Michigan overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Additional snowfall of an inch or two is possible on Friday. The
Friday morning commute will likely be slowed by falling snow and
some slick spots.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
530 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

LMZ844>849-151030-
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-
530 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Conditions will be hazardous to smaller craft on Lake Michigan
this morning and again overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Conditions will remain hazardous to smaller craft both Friday and
Friday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

DUKE

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
424 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

LMZ043-046-150930-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
424 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of The Nearshore
Waters of Southeastern Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Conditions hazardous to small craft are expected through this
evening, and then again late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Conditions hazardous to small craft are expected Friday into Friday
night, and then again Tuesday into Wednesday.

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Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

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MCD

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