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
455 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 454 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED 38 NM
  SOUTHWEST OF WINTHROP HARBOR AND 70 NM SOUTHWEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH
  LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 25 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.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8747
      4170 8751 4183 8760 4189 8762 4189 8760
      4190 8762 4206 8767 4214 8775 4227 8783
      4248 8780 4246 8702 4213 8696 4179 8697
      4172 8691 4163 8716 4162 8732 4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 2154Z 257DEG 24KT 4250 8827 4189 8817 4162 8808 4125
8754

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

$$

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