Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
545 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

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545 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAY OF GREEN BAY...
NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO SHEBOYGAN...
OPEN WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO SHEBOYGAN...

AT 542 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS SCATTERED
ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL WISCONSIN...THE SOUTHERN BAY OF GREEN BAY...AND
WESTERN LAKE MICHIGAN. THE STORMS WERE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SMALL
HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. THE STORMS WERE MOVING NORTHEAST AT
40 KNOTS....AND WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT WESTERN LAKE MICHIGAN AND
THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL BAY OF GREEN BAY UNTIL EARLY EVENING. THE
STRONGEST STORMS...WHICH COULD PRODUCE HAIL UP TO 1/2 INCH IN
DIAMETER...WILL AFFECT WESTERN LAKE MICHIGAN FROM KEWAUNEE
SOUTHWARD.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PESHTIGO REEF LIGHT...TWO RIVERS...RAWLEY POINT LIGHT...ALGOMA...CANA
ISLAND LIGHT...LONG TAIL POINT LIGHT...WHITEFISH POINT...MANITOWOC...
GREEN BAY HARBOR ENTRANCE LIGHT...KEWAUNEE PIERHEAD LIGHT...LITTLE
STURGEON BAY...SHERWOOD POINT LIGHT...STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL LIGHT...
STURGEON BAY...OCONTO...MARINETTE AND CLEVELAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND SMALL HAIL. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4389 8773 4409 8770 4419 8752 4447 8754
      4477 8732 4489 8742 4455 8802 4457 8804
      4493 8784 4498 8763 4518 8756 4515 8724
      4491 8741 4479 8731 4512 8706 4513 8707
      4513 8703 4506 8651 4487 8670 4383 8709

$$

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