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
346 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 515 PM CDT

* AT 344 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 NM SOUTH OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO
  NEAR THE INDIANA DUNES...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THIS INCLUDES WATERS IMMEDIATELY OFFSHORE OF DOWNTOWN CHICAGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4172 8691 4163 8716 4161 8732 4162 8732
      4163 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8747
      4170 8751 4183 8760 4189 8762 4189 8760
      4190 8762 4206 8767 4214 8775 4227 8783
      4248 8780 4246 8702 4213 8696 4179 8697
TIME...MOT...LOC 2044Z 248DEG 42KT 4209 8792 4167 8732

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

FRIEDLEIN



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