Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1052 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

LHZ346-361-LSZ322-160445-
1052 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

...THE ST MARYS RIVER SYSTEM IS CLOSED TO VESSEL NAVIGATION...

THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD IN SAULT STE MARIE HAS CLOSED THE ST
MARYS RIVER SYSTEM DUE TO DENSE FOG. THE RIVER SYSTEM IS CLOSED FROM
THE SOO LOCKS TO MUD LAKE. ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THE
RIVER SYSTEM IS RE-OPENED TO VESSEL NAVIGATION.

DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1/4 MILE. REDUCE YOUR
SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS.
KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...CONSIDER
SEEKING SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. REDUCE YOUR
SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 4649 8440 4648 8444 4630 8423 4642 8425
      4634 8412 4606 8395 4610 8377 4600 8379
      4598 8388 4596 8388 4597 8386 4583 8381
      4596 8399 4596 8395 4613 8403 4617 8425
      4642 8460 4649 8459

$$

JSL


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