Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
138 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

LMZ844>849-868-870-872-874-876-878-210700-
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138 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO MANISTEE...

AT 136 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 28
NM NORTHWEST OF LITTLE SABLE POINT TO 50 NM WEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH
LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
LITTLE SABLE POINT AROUND 215 AM EDT.
THE PENTWATER PIERHEADS AROUND 225 AM EDT.
THE SAUGATUCK PIERHEADS AROUND 255 AM EDT.
THE SOUTH HAVEN LIGHT AROUND 300 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...HIGH WAVES...
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

THIS IS A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...AND ALL GREAT LAKE
MARINERS AND SHIP MASTERS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THIS STORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4373 8712 4393 8705 4393 8646 4380 8642
      4367 8653 4360 8653 4303 8623 4269 8620
      4247 8624 4226 8633 4212 8648 4213 8697
      4339 8715
TIME...MOT...LOC 0538Z 269DEG 36KT 4384 8709 4314 8705
          4283 8710 4241 8753

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

WDM







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