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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
342 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

LMZ849-210345-
/O.CON.KGRR.GL.W.0009.180921T0300Z-180922T0000Z/
Pentwater to Manistee MI-
342 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM
EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...South gales to 35 knots tonight, becoming west gales to
  35 knots on Friday

* WAVES...Building to 7 to 10 feet by Friday morning.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
914 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

LMZ844>849-220115-
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-
914 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected to cross the near
shore waters just before sunrise this morning. Gusty winds and
cloud to water lighting are expected with these storms.

Winds and waves will ramp up overnight and become hazardous to
Small Craft. Gales are likely north of Pentwater.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Winds and waves will remain hazardous to Small Craft through
Friday. Gales will remain likely north of Pentwater. These
conditions will create dangerous swimming conditions for Friday.

Another storm system with strong winds thunderstorms and locally
heavy rain is expected in the Monday night into Wednesday morning
time frame.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

wdm



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