Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
320 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

LMZ521-522-541-542-563-022115-
320 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE BAY OF GREEN BAY...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAY OF GREEN BAY...
NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO TWO RIVERS...
OPEN WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON
BAY...

AT 316 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A CLUSTER OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE BAY OF GREEN BAY. THE STORMS WERE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...AND
VERY HEAVY RAIN. THE LEADING EDGE OF THE STORMS EXTENDED FROM 6 NM
EAST OF CRIVITZ TO 8 NM NORTH OF OCONTO TO 13 NM NORTHWEST OF LONG
TAIL POINT LIGHT. THE STORMS WERE MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

THE STORMS WILL PUSH OVER THE BAY OF GREEN BAY...ACROSS THE DOOR
PENINSULA...AND PROBABLY EVENTUALLY AFFECT WESTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

LOCATIONS LIKELY TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL
LIGHT...BAILEYS HARBOR...PESHTIGO REEF LIGHT...EAGLE BLUFF
LIGHT...GILLS ROCK...LITTLE SUAMICO... JACKSONPORT...DETROIT
ISLAND...PENSAUKEE...MARINETTE...ROWLEYS BAY... SISTER BAY...EGG
HARBOR...CANA ISLAND LIGHT...WHITEFISH POINT... LITTLE STURGEON
BAY...SHERWOOD POINT LIGHT...CHAMBERS ISLAND...OCONTO AND STURGEON
BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4538 8674 4502 8689 4475 8708 4476 8722
      4467 8728 4467 8737 4479 8731 4489 8744
      4482 8755 4484 8761 4470 8772 4471 8799
      4493 8784 4498 8763 4515 8760 4537 8739
      4540 8695 4534 8695 4533 8687 4540 8686

$$

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