Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
552 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

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552 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID LAKE...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LAKE
MICHIGAN LATE THIS AFTERNOON...DUE TO COOL...MOIST AIR FLOWING OVER THE
COLD LAKE WATERS. WEB CAMS FROM DOWNTOWN CHICAGO...THE HARRISON CRIB...
AND MICHIGAN CITY INDIANA ALL SHOW VISIBILITY OF GENERALLY LESS THAN A
MILE.

FOG...LOCALLY DENSE AT TIMES...IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
THE ILLINOIS AND INDIANA NEAR SHORE WATERS INTO THIS EVENING. SOME
IMPROVEMENT IS POSSIBLE BY LATE EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE IN SOME AREAS.
REDUCE YOUR SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8747
      4170 8751 4183 8760 4189 8762 4189 8760
      4190 8762 4206 8767 4214 8775 4227 8783
      4248 8780 4246 8702 4213 8696 4179 8697
      4172 8691 4163 8716 4162 8732 4161 8732

$$

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