Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
656 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

LMZ849-868-870-180100-
656 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LAKE MICHIGAN...

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

AT 655 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 22 NM EAST OF OOSTBURG...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  BIG SABLE POINT AROUND 800 PM EDT.
  MANISTEE LIGHTHOUSE AROUND 820 PM EDT.

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 THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4426 8634 4413 8642 4406 8651 4386 8643
      4345 8714 4370 8712 4421 8697 4428 8643

$$

JK



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