Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
557 PM CDT THU APR 21 2016

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557 PM CDT THU APR 21 2016

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 552 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM AN
AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS.
THIS OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM ABOUT 40 NM
SOUTHWEST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO ABOUT 70 NM SOUTH OF KENOSHA...AND WAS
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS. THIS OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WILL APPROACH THE LAKE
MICHIGAN SHORE BETWEEN WILMETTE HARBOR AND BURNS HARBOR BETWEEN 630 PM AND
7 PM CDT. A WIND SHIFT TO THE WEST OR SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 33 KT IS
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS OUTFLOW
BOUNDARY AND GUSTY WINDS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4239 8770 4162 8723 4162 8732 4165 8743
      4167 8742 4170 8751 4175 8753 4179 8758
      4178 8758 4188 8762 4189 8760 4190 8762
      4206 8767 4217 8777 4230 8783

$$

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