Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FZUS73 KMKX 240139
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
839 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

LMZ645-646-673-675-240245-
839 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
LAKE MICHIGAN NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS TO MID LAKE FROM NORTH POINT
LIGHT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL...

AT 838 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND
SMALL HAIL. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM SOUTHWEST OF OAK
CREEK...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE 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 4262 8782 4267 8781 4267 8779 4271 8777
      4276 8777 4278 8775 4286 8784 4294 8785
      4291 8708 4255 8703

$$

BSH


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