955  
FZUS71 KCLE 240319  
MWSCLE  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
1119 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
 
LEZ146>149-166>169-240445-  
1119 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT OH TO RIPLEY NY...  
 
AT 1118 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A PAIR OF STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.  
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED IN THE CANADIAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 26 NM NORTH OF ASHTABULA TO 35 NM NORTH  
OF AVON POINT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS. GUSTY OUTFLOW AHEAD OF  
THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO BRING WINDS TO 30 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 THESE STORMS PASS.  
 
INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 
REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT  
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
FORECAST OFFICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4151 8170 4186 8200 4221 8124 4233 8050  
4206 8027 4176 8128  
 

 
 
SEFCOVIC  
 
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