Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1012 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO TWO RIVERS...
OPEN WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO TWO
RIVERS...

* UNTIL 1115 AM CDT

* AT 1011 AM CDT...A THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
  AND GUSTY WINDS WAS LOCATED NEAR KEWAUNEE PIERHEAD LIGHT...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  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...
  JACKSONPORT...WHITEFISH POINT...STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL LIGHT...
  ALGOMA...KEWAUNEE PIERHEAD LIGHT AND STURGEON BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4453 8754 4477 8738 4478 8739 4487 8732
      4486 8732 4489 8727 4495 8725 4501 8721
      4474 8675 4473 8675 4440 8740 4448 8759
TIME...MOT...LOC 1511Z 210DEG 30KT 4452 8746

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

$$

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