Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
228 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 228 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...WAS LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 NM NORTHEAST OF PORT AUSTIN TO NEAR
  CASEVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  CENTRAL LAKE HURON BUOY AROUND 300 PM EDT.
  PORT HOPE AROUND 305 PM EDT.
  HARBOR BEACH AROUND 310 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY STRONG THUNDERSTORMS INCLUDE BAY PORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4417 8225 4385 8218 4384 8264 4399 8274
      4401 8277 4407 8292 4406 8300 4418 8300
TIME...MOT...LOC 1828Z 272DEG 38KT 4424 8288 4388 8325

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

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