Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
856 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

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856 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5NM OFFSHORE TO MID
  LAKE...
  MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5NM OFFSHORE TO
  MID LAKE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE MACKINAC
  BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH FOX ISLAND
  5NM OFFSHORE...
  SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI...
  NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE TRAVERSE
  BAY...
  ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL...
  SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE...
  STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
  MACKINAC ISLAND...
  POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI...
  GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO NORWOOD
  MI...

AT 853 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS AND
LIGHTNING FROM 4 NM EAST OF POINT PATTERSON TO 29 NM WEST OF
MANISTEE...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
SOUTH FOX ISLAND AROUND 925 AM EDT.
POINT BETSIE AROUND 945 AM EDT.
SLEEPING BEAR POINT AROUND 950 AM EDT.
BREVORT AND PYRAMID POINT AROUND 1000 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES... AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE
HARBOR UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4574 8467 4575 8494 4558 8511 4543 8496
      4526 8537 4499 8536 4475 8558 4497 8566
      4518 8558 4474 8608 4469 8625 4425 8633
      4426 8694 4474 8676 4605 8559 4602 8499
      4585 8477 4600 8469 4598 8445

$$
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