Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1050 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

LMZ740-741-777-779-261700-
/O.CON.KLOT.MA.W.0043.000000T0000Z-140826T1700Z/
1050 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT/100 PM
EDT/...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

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

AT 1046 AM CDT...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 7 NM EAST
OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 9 NM NORTHWEST OF NORTHERLY ISLAND...MOVING
EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...

LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY 5NM OFF SHORE
TO MID LAKE AROUND 1100 AM.

LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR 5NM OFF
SHORE TO MID LAKE AROUND 1100 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4233 8782 4235 8784 4240 8781 4247 8781
      4246 8702 4214 8696 4190 8696 4191 8763
      4194 8765 4197 8764 4199 8767 4206 8768
      4213 8775 4226 8784 4230 8784
TIME...MOT...LOC 1548Z 267DEG 40KT 4250 8765 4215 8769
          4193 8777

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

KREIN







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