Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
452 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

LHZ421-422-441-462-022215-
452 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  INNER AND OUTER SAGINAW BAY...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI...

AT 452 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR TAWAS
POINT TO 14 NM NORTHWEST OF PINCONNING...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  TAWAS POINT AND TAWAS BAY AROUND 455 PM EDT.
  PINCONNING AROUND 525 PM EDT.
  PORT AUSTIN AROUND 535 PM EDT.
  SEBEWAING AND BAY PORT AROUND 615 PM 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...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. 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 4409 8241 4400 8275 4407 8292
      4407 8297 4400 8307 4398 8326 4392 8331
      4391 8340 4390 8333 4385 8337 4378 8364
      4386 8392 4392 8391 4399 8384 4399 8368
      4405 8366 4405 8358 4419 8356

$$

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