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
522 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

* AT 519 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...LOCATED 25 NM SOUTH OF
  WINTHROP HARBOR...MOVING EAST 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.

* THIS THUNDERSTORM WILL CROSS THE LAKE MICHIGAN SHORE NEAR WILMETTE
  HARBOR AROUND 6 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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 4234 8746 4198 8739 4198 8765 4203 8767
      4206 8767 4208 8768 4212 8774 4224 8782
TIME...MOT...LOC 2219Z 258DEG 29KT 4209 8804

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

$$

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