697  
FZUS73 KDTX 051706  
MWSDTX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI  
1206 PM EST SUN NOV 5 2017  
 
LEZ444-051800-  
1206 PM EST SUN NOV 5 2017  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
 
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE...  
 
AT 1205 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO UP 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS  
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 32 NM WEST OF LUNA PIER...OR 33 NM WEST OF  
NORTH CAPE...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DETROIT BEACH...STONY POINT...WOODLAND BEACH...MONROE HARBOR...ESTRAL  
BEACH...DETROIT RIVER LIGHT...BOLLES HARBOR OF REFUGE...LAKE ERIE  
METROPARK HARBOR...LUNA PIER...GIBRALTAR...ELIZABETH PARK MARINA...  
GROSSE ILE AND NORTH CAPE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK  
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
 
DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. REDUCE YOUR  
SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND  
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH  
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4173 8345 4173 8350 4180 8350 4195 8337  
4196 8329 4200 8326 4202 8316 4201 8314  
4196 8311 4180 8333 4172 8341 4172 8347  
 

 
 
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