Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
118 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

LMZ740-741-777-779-240815-
118 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

AT 118 AM CST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SMALL HAIL. THIS THUNDERSTORM
WAS LOCATED 5 MILES WEST OF CHICAGO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 KNOTS.
THERE HAVE ALREADY BEEN NUMEROUS REPORTS OF HALF INCH TO DIME SIZE
HAIL WITH THIS STORM.

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 THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4246 8702 4206 8696 4186 8761 4187 8761
      4189 8762 4189 8760 4190 8762 4206 8767
      4214 8775 4247 8752

$$

FRIEDLEIN



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