Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
904 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

LMZ740-777-030315-
/O.CON.KLOT.MA.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150803T0315Z/
904 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NEARSHORE AND ADJACENT OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE
HARBOR...

AT 903 PM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM EAST OF
WINTHROP HARBOR TO 22 NM SOUTHEAST OF KENOSHA TO 28 NM SOUTHEAST OF
PLEASANT PRAIRIE...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
         HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD
         RESULT IN STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

LAT...LON 4246 8702 4212 8696 4211 8760 4208 8768
      4212 8774 4227 8783 4248 8780
TIME...MOT...LOC 0203Z 277DEG 39KT 4244 8767 4228 8754 4214 8760

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

RODRIGUEZ


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