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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
343 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

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343 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPACTING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
LAKE...

AT 339 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...
WITH THE STRONGEST CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THE
INITIAL STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 41 NM SOUTH OF WINTHROP
HARBOR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
MOVING NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 15 KNOTS WILL IMPACT THE WATERS OVER THE
NEXT TWO HOURS. THERE ARE ALSO GUST FRONTS THAT COULD PRODUCE
SUDDEN SHIFTS IN WIND DIRECTION ASSOCIATED WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

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 THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8744
      4169 8750 4179 8758 4178 8758 4189 8762
      4189 8760 4190 8762 4212 8715 4212 8696
      4179 8697 4172 8691 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8732 4161 8732

$$

RC



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