Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
000
WHUS53 KLOT 232330
SMWLOT
LMZ743>745-777-779-240100-
/O.NEW.KLOT.MA.W.0033.160723T2330Z-160724T0100Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
630 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CALUMET HARBOR TO BURNS HARBOR...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 626 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 25 NM SOUTHEAST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 46 NM
  WEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. THE BUOY OFF OF WILMETE GUSTED TO 41
           KNOTS AT 625 PM CDT WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE INDIANA SHORE BETWEEN CALUMET
  HARBOR AND MICHIGAN CITY BETWEEN 645 PM AND 725 PM CDT.

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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4165 8744 4167 8742
      4168 8743 4167 8744 4168 8748 4189 8726
      4195 8739 4228 8730 4208 8696 4179 8697
      4179 8696 4172 8691 4166 8709 4165 8714
      4163 8716 4164 8716 4162 8732 4161 8733
TIME...MOT...LOC 2326Z 316DEG 25KT 4226 8733 4186 8747

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

RATZER


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.