711  
FZUS73 KGRR 150439  
MWSGRR  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1239 AM EDT SUN OCT 15 2017  
 
LMZ844-878-150615-  
1239 AM EDT SUN OCT 15 2017  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI...  
 
AT 1238 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS  
LOCATED 20 NM NORTHWEST OF NEW BUFFALO...OR 20 NM WEST OF THE ST.  
JOSEPH LIGHT...MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...  
THE SOUTH HAVEN LIGHT...  
AND ST. JOSEPH.  
 
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 4213 8657 4213 8696 4246 8702 4244 8636  
4241 8628 4240 8628 4224 8636 4211 8649  
 

 
 
LAURENS  
 
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