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
735 PM EDT MON APR 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 734 PM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 34 NM EAST OF SHEBOYGAN TO 28 NM NORTHWEST OF
  THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT TO NEAR MICHIGAN CITY...MOVING EAST AT 40
  KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE SAUGATUCK PIERHEADS...
  THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...
  THE SOUTH HAVEN LIGHT...
  PORT SHELDON...
  THE GRAND HAVEN LIGHT...
  THE HOLLAND LIGHT...
  THE MUSKEGON LIGHT...
  AND ST. JOSEPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4229 8621 4224 8625 4224 8636 4211 8649
      4213 8657 4212 8696 4340 8715 4355 8713
      4362 8639 4337 8627 4336 8620
TIME...MOT...LOC 2334Z 274DEG 40KT 4359 8696 4246 8693 4164 8690

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

$$

NJJ



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