Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
245 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

LMZ744-745-777-779-232045-
245 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER LAKE MICHIGAN...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

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

AT 241 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM 14 NM NORTHEAST OF
WILMETTE HARBOR TO 6 NM WEST OF GARY...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL PASS NEAR...
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5NM OFF SHORE
TO MID LAKE...LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR
IL 5NM OFF SHORE TO MID LAKE...BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY IN AND
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR IN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

BOATERS ON LAKE MICHIGAN SHOULD PLAN FOR AN ABRUPT WIND SHIFT
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4231 8724 4232 8699 4214 8696 4178 8696
      4173 8691 4170 8693 4170 8696 4168 8698
      4169 8699 4165 8707 4165 8714 4163 8714
      4163 8719

$$

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