Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
107 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

LMZ845-846-874-876-200600-
107 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO GRAND HAVEN MI...

AT 106 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND
SMALL HAIL. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
FROM 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF THE MONA LAKE CHANNEL TO NEAR THE
GRAND HAVEN PIERHEADS TO 30 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF WIND
PT....MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  THE GRAND HAVEN PIERHEADS AROUND 115 AM EDT.
  PORT SHELDON HARBOR AROUND 125 AM EDT.
  THE HOLLAND PIERHEADS AROUND 135 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4247 8625 4242 8628 4248 8647 4288 8708
      4299 8709 4301 8643 4306 8625 4294 8622
      4275 8621

$$

WDM



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