Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1257 AM EDT SAT JUN 17 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5NM
  OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE...

* UNTIL 230 AM EDT

* AT 1256 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM WEST OF THE
  NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BUOY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ST MARTIN ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED. 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 4536 8669 4540 8680 4543 8681 4548 8677
      4551 8679 4550 8675 4552 8674 4558 8654
      4557 8653 4558 8652 4574 8598 4533 8629
TIME...MOT...LOC 0456Z 242DEG 29KT 4533 8662

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JLA



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