Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
501 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

LHZ421-422-441-462-242330-
501 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  INNER AND OUTER SAGINAW BAY...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI...

AT 459 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO UP 25 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR BAY CITY LIBERTY HARBOR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BAY CITY LIBERTY HARBOR...GRAVELLY SHOALS...CASEVILLE...THE MOUTH OF
THE SAGINAW RIVER...BAY PORT...SEBEWAING...QUANICASSEE...LINWOOD AND
PORT AUSTIN.

ADDITIONAL SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY PRODUCE SMALL
HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS...WILL CROSS THE AREA OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO
AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8395 4392 8389 4399 8384 4399 8368
      4402 8369 4405 8366 4405 8358 4419 8356
      4417 8225 4410 8224 4391 8274 4398 8279
      4404 8291 4397 8306 4395 8324 4369 8346
      4367 8354 4355 8367 4365 8394

$$

DG



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