Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1054 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

LHZ345>347-361-LMZ323-341-342-344-362-364-LSZ322-040400-
1054 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

  5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
  BOIS BLANC ISLAND...
  GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO NORWOOD
  MI...
  LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT  TO
  THE US/CANADIAN BORDER BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
  MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
  FOX ISLAND 5NM OFFSHORE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5NM OFFSHORE TO
  MID LAKE...
  NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
  TRAVERSE BAY...
  SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE...
  SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI...
  ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL...
  ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY...
  STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
  MACKINAC ISLAND...

AT 1053 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 23 NM EAST OF
NEEBISH ISLAND TO 12 NM NORTH OF NORTH MANITOU ISLAND...MOVING EAST
AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4604 8366 4603 8367 4596 8388 4594 8349
      4554 8412 4576 8497 4553 8512 4540 8491
      4527 8538 4493 8556 4521 8554 4501 8578
      4521 8637 4565 8604 4604 8512 4584 8476
      4605 8466 4597 8391 4641 8424

$$

MLR


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