Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
100 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

LOZ030-042-291745-
100 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...
LAKE ONTARIO FROM FORT NIAGARA TO OLCOTT...
THE LOWER NIAGARA RIVER...

AT 1258 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 7 NM WEST OF NIAGARA RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FORT NIAGARA...NIAGARA RIVER...YOUNGSTOWN AND LEWISTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4336 7903 4336 7900 4325 7896 4324 7900
      4314 7899 4312 7900 4313 7906 4314 7904
      4317 7905 4320 7905 4321 7906 4325 7906
      4333 7912

$$

REYNOLDS


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