010  
FZUS73 KIWX 251755  
MWSIWX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
155 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014  
 
LMZ043-046-080-252000-  
155 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014  
   
..THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
 
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI...  
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI...  
LAKE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO  
MID LAKE...  
 
AT 1252 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM 32 NM NORTH OF NEW  
BUFFALO TO 29 NM WEST OF BURNS HARBOR...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
THE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT...  
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI AROUND 250 PM EDT.  
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI AROUND 250 PM EDT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES... AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE  
HARBOR UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.  
 
INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN  
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL  
OBJECTS.  
 
BOATERS ON THE LAKE SHOULD PREPARE FOR AN ABRUPT WIND SHIFT TO THE  
NORTH NORTHWEST DUE TO AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.  
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION  
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4212 8696 4213 8660 4211 8649 4210 8649  
4189 8662 4183 8670 4175 8684 4173 8690  
4180 8696  
 

 
 
MARSILI  
 
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