Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FZUS73 KGRR 171354
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
954 AM EDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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954 AM EDT SUN JUL 17 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO MANISTEE MI...

AT 953 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
SOUTHEAST OF STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL LIGHT TO 20 NM WEST OF THE
HOLLAND LIGHT TO 45 NM SOUTH OF WINTHROP HARBOR...MOVING EAST AT 35
KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
THE GRAND HAVEN LIGHT...THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...THE MUSKEGON LIGHT AND
MANISTEE LIGHTHOUSE.

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 4212 8696 4258 8703 4279 8677 4422 8692
      4428 8642 4425 8634 4406 8651 4383 8643
      4362 8654 4301 8623 4248 8625 4211 8649

$$

JK



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