Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1017 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

LMZ844-878-020300-
1017 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI...

AT 1015 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE
LOCATED 9 NM WEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40
KNOTS.

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.

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 4213 8657 4214 8695 4245 8699 4243 8635
      4233 8630 4224 8636 4215 8645 4212 8652

$$

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