Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
522 PM EDT SUN SEP 17 2017

LHZ348-349-362-363-172215-
522 PM EDT SUN SEP 17 2017

...LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LT. TO STURGEON POINT  MI 5NM OFF
  SHORE TO US/CANADIAN BORDER...
  LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO
  US/CANADIAN BORDER...
  PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
  NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI...

AT 520 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OVER 30 KNOTS AND SMALL
HAIL. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
ALPENA TO 24 NM NORTHWEST OF PINCONNING...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TAWAS BAY...ALPENA...BLACK RIVER...EAST TAWAS...SOUTH POINT...
GREENBUSH...THUNDER BAY...STURGEON POINT...AU SABLE POINT...
HARRISVILLE...OSCODA AND TAWAS POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS OVER 30
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL
MARINE WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THESE STORMS REACH
THE NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE
BEFORE THESE STORMS ARRIVE.

&&

LAT...LON 4419 8363 4430 8358 4436 8341 4465 8337
      4485 8339 4490 8350 4498 8354 4505 8353
      4515 8341 4527 8274 4419 8332

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