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
1020 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM WHITEHALL TO MANISTEE MI...

* UNTIL 1145 AM EDT

* AT 1015 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SLEEPING
  BEAR POINT TO 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF OSHKOSH WISCONSIN...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE BIG SABLE POINT LIGHTHOUSE...
  LUDINGTON HARBOR...
  PENTWATER HARBOR...
  THE LITTLE SABLE POINT LIGHTHOUSE...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT FOR
WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN.

LAT...LON 4426 8634 4413 8642 4406 8651 4397 8646
      4383 8643 4375 8645 4367 8653 4362 8654
      4341 8644 4338 8714 4370 8712 4421 8697
      4428 8643
TIME...MOT...LOC 1413Z 302DEG 38KT 4492 8615 4389 8825

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

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