Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FZUS73 KGRR 201329
MWSGRR

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

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929 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

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

AT 922 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MILWAUKEE TO
CHICAGO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT RACINE WISCONSIN
AT 910 AM.

THESE STORMS WILL REACH THE MIDDLE OF LAKE MICHIGAN AROUND 1015 AM
AND THE WEST MICHIGAN SHORELINE AROUND 1115 AM.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4212 8696 4340 8715 4376 8711 4421 8697
      4428 8642 4425 8634 4406 8651 4383 8643
      4362 8654 4301 8623 4248 8625 4211 8649

$$

MEADE



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