Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
806 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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...
  GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
  PASSAGE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5NM
  OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE...
  SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI...

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT

* AT 805 AM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...WAS LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE EXTENDING FROM CHATHAM TO 8 NM NORTHEAST OF ROCK TO 15 NM
  NORTHWEST OF GLADSTONE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...NAVIGATION WILL BE DANGEROUS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE...POINT DETOUR...MINNEAPOLIS SHOAL...
  ESCANABA...FAIRPORT...OGONTZ BAY...SUMMER ISLAND...ST MARTIN
  ISLAND...POINT AUX BARQUES...FAYETTE...GARDEN...GLADSTONE AND
  MANISTIQUE.

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 4536 8669 4543 8682 4542 8734 4592 8696
      4582 8700 4570 8699 4568 8696 4587 8677
      4583 8665 4590 8655 4577 8656 4568 8672
      4562 8665 4562 8662 4575 8653 4580 8636
      4595 8627 4592 8591 4533 8629
TIME...MOT...LOC 1205Z 296DEG 46KT 4634 8694 4615 8699 4599 8735

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

TK



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