Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

LHZ347>349-361-362-142030-
300 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

  5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
  BOIS BLANC ISLAND...
  LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT  TO
  THE US/CANADIAN BORDER BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE...
  LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LT. TO STURGEON POINT  MI 5NM OFF
  SHORE TO US/CANADIAN BORDER...
  PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
  NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI...

AT 259 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTH OF
OBSERVATORY POINT TO ALPENA TO 29 NM NORTHWEST OF EAST
TAWAS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4472 8319 4463 8321 4463 8337 4485 8339
      4490 8350 4500 8354 4508 8351 4513 8341
      4522 8349 4528 8350 4535 8373 4536 8383
      4541 8391 4573 8338 4535 8253 4472 8238

$$

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