654  
FZUS73 KIWX 142347  
MWSIWX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
747 PM EDT MON MAY 14 2018  
 
LMZ043-046-080-150045-  
747 PM EDT MON MAY 14 2018  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 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 746 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS  
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 19 NM NORTHWEST OF MICHIGAN CITY, MOVING  
EAST AT 45 KNOTS.  
 
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.  
 
INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN  
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL  
OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4172 8691 4179 8696 4179 8697 4212 8696  
4213 8657 4211 8649 4187 8657  
 

 
 
PBM  
 
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