Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
327 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

LMZ741>745-022036-
/O.CAN.KLOT.MA.W.0030.000000T0000Z-150802T2130Z/
327 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY...

THE STORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSE A
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 4191 8750 4211 8742 4212 8696 4189 8697
TIME...MOT...LOC 2026Z 251DEG 47KT 4212 8730 4195 8728

$$

LMZ779-022130-
/O.CON.KLOT.MA.W.0030.000000T0000Z-150802T2130Z/
327 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
LAKE...

AT 324 PM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 30 NM NORTHWEST OF NEW BUFFALO TO 25 NM
NORTHWEST OF MICHIGAN CITY...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

SOURCE...PUBLIC.

IMPACT...BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN HIGH
         WINDS AND HAIL. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN SUDDENLY
         HIGHER WAVES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4191 8750 4211 8742 4212 8696 4189 8697
TIME...MOT...LOC 2026Z 251DEG 47KT 4212 8730 4195 8728

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

MTF


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