Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
155 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

LMZ043-046-080-252000-
155 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI...
  MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI...
  LAKE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO
  MID LAKE...

AT 1252 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM 32 NM NORTH OF NEW
BUFFALO TO 29 NM WEST OF BURNS HARBOR...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

THE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT...
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI AROUND 250 PM EDT.
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI AROUND 250 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES... AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE
HARBOR UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

BOATERS ON THE LAKE SHOULD PREPARE FOR AN ABRUPT WIND SHIFT TO THE
NORTH NORTHWEST DUE TO AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4212 8696 4213 8660 4211 8649 4210 8649
      4189 8662 4183 8670 4175 8684 4173 8690
      4180 8696

$$

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