Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
222 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO BURNS HARBOR...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 219 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 5
  NM WEST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF CALUMET HARBOR...
  MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  WILMETTE HARBOR AND NORTHERLY ISLAND AROUND 240 PM.
  OFFSHORE WATERS OF CHICAGO AROUND 240 PM.
  CALUMET HARBOR AROUND 250 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4163 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8748
      4169 8751 4174 8754 4178 8759 4206 8768
      4222 8782 4229 8784 4231 8782 4235 8784
      4237 8782 4240 8720 4163 8716 4162 8732
      4161 8733
TIME...MOT...LOC 1921Z 262DEG 20KT 4246 8794 4162 8771

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

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