Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
759 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

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759 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER 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 757 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THE LEADING EDGE OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED 32 NM WEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH
LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4166 8709 4164 8712 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8727 4162 8732 4161 8733 4162 8733
      4164 8743 4165 8744 4168 8742 4167 8744
      4167 8747 4170 8752 4211 8760 4212 8696
      4179 8697 4179 8696 4173 8691 4172 8690

$$

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