Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
108 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

LMZ741>743-777-779-251900-
/O.CON.KLOT.MA.W.0040.000000T0000Z-140825T1900Z/
108 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT/300 PM
EDT/...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO GARY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

AT 106 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 15
NM NORTHWEST OF NEW BUFFALO TO 16 NM SOUTHWEST OF CALUMET HARBOR...
MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN AWAY FROM
SIGNIFICANT COASTAL LANDMARKS OVER THE INDICATED AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4165 8744 4168 8743 4167 8748 4169 8751
      4174 8754 4178 8759 4181 8759 4185 8762
      4190 8762 4194 8765 4203 8767 4219 8739
      4214 8696 4194 8696 4164 8742
TIME...MOT...LOC 1808Z 300DEG 20KT 4196 8698 4163 8784

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

RC








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