Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
116 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

LMZ740>744-777-779-062015-
116 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

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

AT 112 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 35 NM WEST OF
WAUKEGAN TO 65 NM SOUTHWEST OF CHICAGO...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.
THESE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MAINLY HOLD TOGETHER AND MOVE AT
THE SAME SPEED EASTWARD THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 30
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL
MARINE WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THESE STORMS REACH
THE NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE
BEFORE THESE STORMS ARRIVE.

&&

LAT...LON 4246 8702 4212 8696 4172 8718 4163 8716
      4162 8733 4164 8742 4168 8742 4167 8747
      4171 8753 4175 8753 4178 8757 4178 8758
      4179 8758 4185 8761 4189 8762 4189 8760
      4190 8762 4206 8767 4227 8783 4248 8780

$$

FRIEDLEIN



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