Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
449 AM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

LEZ040-041-061-221015-
449 AM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  LAKE ERIE FROM RIPLEY TO THE BUFFALO HARBOR...

AT 444 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WANAKAH
TO 7 NM NORTHWEST OF RIPLEY...MOVING SOUTH AT 25 KNOTS.

IN ADDITION A MUCH LARGER COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS IS LOCATED OVER
SOUTHERN ONTARIO CANADA AND THE NORTHERN SHORELINE OF LAKE ERIE FROM
NEAR LONG POINT TO THE WESTERN END OF THE LAKE. THIS ACTIVITY IS
DRIFTING SOUTHEASTWARD AND MAY CLIP THE LAKE ERIE WATERS OVER
WESTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKE ERIE BEACH...VAN BUREN POINT...STURGEON POINT...BARCELONA...
RIPLEY...SUNSET BAY...WANAKAH AND ATHOL SPRINGS.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4228 7973 4234 7982 4248 7986 4282 7896
      4273 7887 4268 7894 4266 7901 4263 7902
      4259 7907 4253 7912 4246 7932 4238 7943
      4229 7963

$$

THOMAS


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