Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
610 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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610 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO MANISTEE MI...

AT 609 AM EST...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 18 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF CEDAR GROVE TO NORTH PT. LT. TO 28
NAUTICAL MILES NORTHWEST OF NEW BUFFALO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50
KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
THE SOUTH HAVEN PIERHEADS...THE ST. JOSEPH PIERHEADS...THE MONA LAKE
CHANNEL...THE LITTLE SABLE POINT LIGHTHOUSE...THE GRAND HAVEN
PIERHEADS...THE MUSKEGON PIERHEADS...THE SAUGATUCK PIERHEADS AND
MANISTEE LIGHTHOUSE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4211 8649 4213 8696 4342 8715 4370 8712
      4421 8697 4428 8642 4425 8634 4406 8651
      4383 8643 4362 8654 4308 8625 4270 8621
      4235 8630 4212 8649

$$

NJJ


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