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
1210 AM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM WHITEHALL TO MANISTEE...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 1206 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
  TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GALE FORCE WINDS 34
  KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL 17 NM WEST OF LITTLE SABLE POINT...
  MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL STRONG STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  TRACK ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  LITTLE SABLE POINT AROUND 1240 AM EDT.
  BIG SABLE POINT AROUND 1245 AM EDT.
  THE PENTWATER PIERHEADS AND THE LUDINGTON LIGHT AROUND 1250 AM EDT.
  MANISTEE LIGHTHOUSE AROUND 100 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4373 8712 4421 8698 4428 8645 4426 8635
      4425 8633 4413 8640 4405 8651 4396 8645
      4380 8642 4367 8653 4359 8653 4341 8643
      4338 8714
TIME...MOT...LOC 0408Z 268DEG 29KT 4363 8691
WIND...HAIL >34KNOTS >.75IN

$$

TJT







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