Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
946 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CALUMET HARBOR TO BURNS HARBOR...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CDT

* AT 944 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM
  WHITING TO MICHIGAN CITY. THE MICHIGAN CITY STATIONS REPORTED WIND
  GUSTS TO 50 KT WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED AND OBSERVED BY BUOY AND C MAN STATIONS
           AT BURNS HARBOR AND MICHIGAN CITY.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT 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 4165 8711 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8726 4162 8732 4166 8742 4166 8743
      4168 8743 4167 8744 4167 8747 4188 8733
      4192 8697 4179 8697 4179 8696
TIME...MOT...LOC 1444Z 299DEG 20KT 4176 8708

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

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