Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
907 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

LMZ740>745-777-779-231530-
907 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY...

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

AT 904 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED  THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 27 NM SOUTHEAST OF WINTHROP
HARBOR TO 38 NM WEST OF MICHIGAN CITY...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

ADDITIONAL SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OR MOVE
OVER SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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 4246 8702 4213 8696 4179 8697 4179 8696
      4172 8692 4163 8716 4161 8733 4164 8743
      4168 8743 4167 8744 4170 8751 4183 8760
      4189 8762 4189 8760 4190 8762 4206 8767
      4212 8774 4227 8783 4248 8780

$$

KREIN



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