Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
720 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO WHITEHALL MI...

* UNTIL 845 AM EDT

* AT 719 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PORT SHELDON TO 29 NM EAST OF NORTH PT.
  LT....MOVING SOUTH AT 35 KNOTS.  THE WIND MAY SHIFT SHARPLY FROM
  THE NORTH AS THESE STORMS PUSH THROUGH.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE GRAND HAVEN LIGHT...
  THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...
  THE SOUTH HAVEN LIGHT...
  PORT SHELDON...
  THE MUSKEGON LIGHT...
  AND ST. JOSEPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 4213 8657 4213 8696 4338 8714 4341 8644
      4309 8626 4292 8621 4259 8622 4231 8632
      4211 8649
TIME...MOT...LOC 1119Z 351DEG 33KT 4295 8624 4314 8720

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

$$

MJS



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