Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
923 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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923 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING 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 917 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 40 NM WEST OF
WILMETTE HARBOR...TO ABOUT 80 NM SOUTHWEST OF NORTHERLY ISLAND...
MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ILLINOIS SHORE AREAS NEAR
WILMETTE HARBOR BETWEEN 1030 PM AND 1045 PM CDT...NORTHERLY ISLAND
AROUND 1045 PM CDT...AND CALUMET HARBOR AROUND 11 PM CDT.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...AND THE ADJACENT WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4167 8742 4169 8750
      4179 8758 4178 8758 4189 8762 4189 8760
      4190 8762 4206 8767 4217 8777 4215 8697
      4179 8697 4172 8691 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8732 4161 8733

$$

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