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
414 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT.

* AT 411 PM EDT...A LINE OF SHOWERS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF THE SOUTH HAVEN PIERHEADS
  TO MICHIGAN CITY TO 30 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF NEW BUFFALO...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.  BEHIND THIS LINE WINDS WILL GUSTING TO
  OVER 35 KNOTS AT TIMES.  THESE WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT
  COUPLE OF HOURS, PRODUCING LOCALIZED HIGHER WAVES.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...BUOY REPORTS.

  IMPACT...HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS
           AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE ST. JOSEPH PIERHEADS...
  THE SOUTH HAVEN PIERHEADS AND ST. JOSEPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4213 8657 4213 8696 4262 8704 4244 8626
      4227 8635 4211 8649
TIME...MOT...LOC 2011Z 297DEG 26KT 4232 8601 4176 8685 4186 8740

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

$$

JK



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