Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1211 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE ERIE FROM STURGEON POINT TO THE BUFFALO HARBOR.
  ALSO THE UPPER NIAGARA RIVER FROM THE BUFFALO HARBOR TO GRAND
  ISLAND.

* UNTIL 1245 PM EDT.

* AT 1208 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF GRAND ISLAND...OR 20 NM SOUTH OF NIAGARA RIVER...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SMALL BOAT HARBOR...ERIE BASIN MARINA...WOODLAWN BEACH...BAYVIEW...
  ATHOL SPRINGS...WANAKAH AND GRAND ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4274 7915 4283 7894 4290 7891 4294 7892
      4299 7902 4302 7902 4306 7900 4308 7906
      4308 7904 4301 7884 4297 7887 4288 7884
      4285 7880 4278 7880 4275 7882 4268 7894
      4267 7897
TIME...MOT...LOC 1608Z 293DEG 28KT 4292 7905

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

$$

MITCHELL



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