513  
FZUS73 KMQT 130615  
MWSMQT  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
215 AM EDT FRI JUL 13 2018  
 
LMZ248-250-261-130715-  
215 AM EDT FRI JUL 13 2018  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE...  
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5NM  
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE...  
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI...  
 
AT 214 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS  
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 16 NM NORTHEAST OF POINT DETOUR, OR 28 NM  
NORTH OF THE NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BUOY, MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD  
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. WITH THE  
FREQUENT LIGHTNING, IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF  
POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4559 8665 4578 8659 4577 8656 4580 8658  
4585 8653 4593 8655 4589 8647 4581 8648  
4583 8639 4598 8630 4601 8607 4596 8591  
4593 8593 4583 8590 4553 8614  
 

 
 
JLA  
 
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