Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
905 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

LMZ742>745-779-051530-
905 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

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

AT 903 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A  LINE FROM SOUTH CHICAGO
TO MICHIGAN CITY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

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 WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4167 8742 4167 8744
      4169 8750 4171 8753 4175 8753 4177 8756
      4185 8745 4191 8697 4179 8697 4172 8691
      4166 8709 4165 8714 4163 8716 4162 8732
      4161 8733

$$

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