289  
FZUS73 KIWX 182229  
MWSIWX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
629 PM EDT SAT JUL 18 2015  
 
LMZ043-046-080-190000-  
629 PM EDT SAT JUL 18 2015  
   
..LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
LAKE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO  
MID-LINE OF LAKE....  
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI...  
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI...  
 
AT 627 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE  
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR THE ST.  
JOSEPH LIGHT TO 8 NM NORTHEAST OF NEW BUFFALO TO NEAR MICHIGAN  
CITY...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE OPEN WATERS OF SOUTHERN LAKE  
MICHIGAN. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT  
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN THROUGH 800 PM EDT. STORMS MAY INTENSIFY  
RAPIDLY.  
 
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 THESE STORMS PASS.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR THE ADJACENT  
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN. A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
MIDNIGHT EDT FOR NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN AND THE  
ADJACENT WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.  
 
LAT...LON 4179 8696 4179 8697 4189 8697 4213 8687  
4213 8657 4211 8649 4194 8658 4189 8662  
4180 8675 4179 8676 4172 8691  
 

 
 
MARSILI  
 
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