Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
826 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE ERIE FROM RIPLEY TO ANGOLA ON THE LAKE...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 825 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LAKE ERIE BEACH TO 9 NM
  NORTHWEST OF RIPLEY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

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

  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...
  VAN BUREN POINT...BARCELONA...SUNSET BAY...RIPLEY...
  LAKE ERIE BEACH...STURGEON POINT...WANAKAH AND ATHOL SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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 4248 7985 4255 7968
      4272 7903 4267 7900 4253 7912 4250 7922
      4246 7932 4238 7943 4228 7964
TIME...MOT...LOC 0025Z 326DEG 11KT 4262 7896 4243 7983

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

$$

REYNOLDS



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