Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
632 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE ERIE FROM RIPLEY TO LACKAWANNA...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT.

* AT 631 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS
  LOCATED NEAR LAKE ERIE BEACH...OR 35 NM SOUTH OF NIAGARA RIVER...
  MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...MARINE WEATHER SPOTTER.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  STURGEON POINT...LAKE ERIE BEACH...WANAKAH...SUNSET BAY...ATHOL
  SPRINGS...BAYVIEW AND WOODLAWN BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4228 7973 4234 7982 4263 7945 4279 7905
      4280 7885 4273 7886 4266 7901 4263 7902
      4253 7912 4246 7932 4238 7943 4228 7963
TIME...MOT...LOC 2231Z 273DEG 18KT 4268 7919

WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

WELCH



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