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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
334 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

LMZ844>846-240445-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0067.000000T0000Z-141124T1500Z/
/O.UPG.KGRR.GL.A.0009.141124T1500Z-141125T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.GL.W.0019.141124T1500Z-141125T1200Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
334 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 7 AM EST
TUESDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35
  KNOTS MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES THEN BUILD TO
  ABOVE 10 FEET MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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