Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
232 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

LCZ422-423-460-LEZ444-201930-
232 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  ST. CLAIR RIVER...
  LAKE ST. CLAIR...
  DETROIT RIVER...
  MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE...

AT 232 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO UP 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 17 NM WEST OF THE AMBASSADOR
BRIDGE TO NORTH CAPE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GROSSE ILE...ELIZABETH PARK MARINA...GIBRALTAR...ESTRAL BEACH...
BOLLES HARBOR OF REFUGE...WOODLAND BEACH...STONY POINT...MT CLEMENS
HARBOR OF REFUGE...MONROE HARBOR...ST CLAIR FLATS OLD CHANNEL
LIGHT...DETROIT RIVER LIGHT...THE AMBASSADOR BRIDGE...NEW
BALTIMORE...GROSSE POINTE...ST. CLAIR SHORES...LUNA PIER...
WYANDOTTE...LAKE ERIE METROPARK HARBOR...METRO BEACH METROPARK MARINA
AND DETROIT BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS 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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN...THE ADJACENT WATERS OF LAKE ERIE...AND THE
ADJACENT WATERS OF LAKE SAINT CLAIRE.

LAT...LON 4173 8350 4179 8350 4195 8333 4219 8320
      4248 8291 4266 8283 4272 8270 4270 8261
      4264 8256 4269 8254 4268 8250 4261 8252
      4255 8259 4254 8266 4237 8283 4231 8307
      4224 8313 4205 8315 4196 8311 4172 8341

$$

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