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
316 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 315 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 25 NM SOUTHWEST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 10 NM
  WEST OF GARY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THIS INCLUDES OFFSHORE OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4234 8780 4231 8728 4203 8712 4171 8728
      4171 8731 4163 8738 4165 8744 4168 8743
      4167 8747 4170 8751 4175 8753 4179 8758
      4178 8758 4189 8762 4189 8760 4206 8767
      4214 8775 4227 8783 4230 8783
TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 203DEG 35KT 4208 8810 4165 8748

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

FRIEDLEIN



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