Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
913 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

LMZ743>745-779-220345-
/O.CON.KLOT.MA.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160722T0345Z/
913 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CALUMET HARBOR TO BURNS HARBOR...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
LAKE...

AT 910 PM CDT...OUTFLOW AHEAD OF A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 35 NM NORTHEAST OF CHICAGO...TO
CHICAGO...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS. THIS WILL LEAD TO AN
ABRUPT WIND SHIFT TO NORTHWEST AND AN INCREASE IN WIND SPEEDS. GUSTY
WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR UP TO AN HOUR PERIOD UNTIL THE STORMS
HAVE MOVED PASSED.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA.

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4165 8744 4167 8742
      4167 8748 4173 8753 4176 8741 4177 8743
      4178 8733 4212 8696 4179 8697 4179 8696
      4172 8691 4166 8709 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8732 4161 8733
TIME...MOT...LOC 0212Z 335DEG 18KT 4208 8718 4182 8748 4156 8842

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

MTF



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