Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1153 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

LMZ848-849-868-870-241630-
/O.CON.KGRR.MA.W.0032.000000T0000Z-160724T1630Z/
1153 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM WHITEHALL TO MANISTEE MI...

AT 1150 AM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM
NEAR PENTWATER TO 15 MILES WEST OF THE LITTLE SABLE POINT
LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

THESE STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE PENTWATER AND LITTLE SABLE
POINT AREAS THROUGH 1230 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...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.

&&

LAT...LON 4389 8707 4389 8686 4390 8669 4390 8657
      4394 8645 4380 8643 4375 8645 4367 8653
      4362 8654 4361 8713 4370 8712
TIME...MOT...LOC 1550Z 290DEG 25KT 4375 8642 4366 8683

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

DUKE


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