Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

LHZ421-422-031500-
938 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  INNER AND OUTER SAGINAW BAY...

AT 937 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS AND SMALL
HAIL. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 25
NM WEST OF WHITE STONE POINT TO 9 NM WEST OF PINCONNING TO 24 NM WEST
OF LINWOOD...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  PINCONNING AROUND 955 AM EDT.
  WHITE STONE POINT AROUND 1030 AM EDT.
  THE MOUTH OF THE SAGINAW RIVER...BAY CITY LIBERTY HARBOR AND TAWAS
POINT AROUND 1035 AM EDT.
  BAY PORT AROUND 1045 AM EDT.
  QUANICASSEE AROUND 1050 AM EDT.
  CASEVILLE AROUND 1055 AM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY STRONG THUNDERSTORMS INCLUDE BAY PORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 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 4418 8300 4405 8300 4400 8307 4398 8326
      4392 8332 4391 8340 4390 8333 4370 8349
      4371 8354 4359 8367 4367 8391 4377 8396
      4379 8393 4392 8391 4399 8384 4399 8368
      4405 8366 4405 8358 4419 8356

$$

DT



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