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
138 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CALUMET HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT

* AT 135 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 8
  NM EAST OF CALUMET HARBOR TO 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF CALUMET HARBOR...
  MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL PASS NEAR...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5NM OFF
  SHORE TO MID LAKE...GARY TO BURNS HARBOR IN...CALUMET HARBOR IL TO
  GARY IN AND BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY IN.

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.

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 4163 8733 4164 8743 4184 8715 4194 8697
      4194 8696 4178 8696 4173 8691 4170 8693
      4170 8696 4165 8707 4165 8714 4163 8715
      4162 8721 4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 1838Z 287DEG 22KT 4177 8734 4167 8744
          4162 8758

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

$$

RC








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