Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FZUS73 KGRR 200618
MWSGRR

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
218 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

LMZ848-849-868-870-200715-
218 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM WHITEHALL TO MANISTEE MI...

AT 217 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND
SMALL HAIL. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
FROM 12 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE LUDINGTON PIERHEADS TO NEAR
THE LITTLE SABLE POINT LIGHTHOUSE...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  THE LITTLE SABLE POINT LIGHTHOUSE AROUND 240 AM EDT.
  THE PENTWATER PIERHEADS AROUND 250 AM EDT.
  THE LUDINGTON PIERHEADS AROUND 255 AM EDT.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4380 8643 4375 8645 4367 8653 4362 8654
      4348 8646 4345 8669 4390 8682 4401 8649
      4394 8645

$$

WDM



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