Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
643 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

LMZ043-046-080-271215-
643 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  LAKE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
  MID-LINE OF LAKE....
  MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI...
  NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI...

AT 642 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 NM WEST OF
MICHIGAN CITY TO 36 NM SOUTH OF NEW BUFFALO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30
KNOTS.

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 4172 8691 4179 8696 4179 8697 4212 8696
      4213 8657 4211 8649 4194 8658 4189 8662
      4180 8675 4179 8676

$$

NWS



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