Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ442-463-022030-
/O.CON.KDTX.MA.W.0050.000000T0000Z-150802T2030Z/
321 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI...

 AT 320 PM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS...WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HARBOR
BEACH TO 18 NM SOUTHEAST OF SEBEWAING...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND LARGE
         HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL
         DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS AND HAIL. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  HARBOR BEACH AND WHITE ROCK AROUND 325 PM EDT.
  RICHMONDVILLE AROUND 405 PM EDT.
  PORT SANILAC AROUND 410 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS INCLUDE WHITE ROCK
AND RICHMONDVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4344 8254 4360 8260 4378 8261 4383 8263
      4383 8254 4384 8255 4385 8236 4385 8218
      4359 8212 4344 8220
TIME...MOT...LOC 1920Z 269DEG 33KT 4380 8265 4352 8313

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

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