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
754 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO GRAND HAVEN MI...

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT.

* AT 753 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 29 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF THE MUSKEGON PIERHEADS TO
  13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF WINTHROP HARBOR...MOVING EAST AT 40
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE SAUGATUCK PIERHEADS...THE GRAND HAVEN PIERHEADS...THE HOLLAND
  PIERHEADS AND PORT SHELDON HARBOR.

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 4241 8628 4244 8636 4246 8702 4306 8710
      4306 8625 4292 8621 4270 8621
TIME...MOT...LOC 1153Z 278DEG 39KT 4304 8695 4247 8752

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

$$

WEBB



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