550  
FZUS73 KLOT 151916  
MWSLOT  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL  
216 PM CDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
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216 PM CDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO GARY...  
OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID  
LAKE...  
 
AT 214 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM, CAPABLE OF  
PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10  
NM SOUTHEAST OF MONTROSE HARBOR, OR ABOUT 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF  
CHICAGO, MOVING NORTH AT 15 KNOTS.  
 
THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR THE CHICAGO SHORE BY 240 PM CDT.  
 
ADDITIONAL SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4163 8736 4165 8743 4167 8742 4168 8743  
4167 8747 4171 8753 4175 8753 4178 8758  
4179 8758 4185 8761 4188 8762 4189 8760  
4190 8762 4195 8764 4194 8763 4206 8767  
4221 8780 4225 8718 4170 8732  
 

 
 
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