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
615 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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 815 PM CDT

* AT 612 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO 20 NM NORTHWEST OF CALUMET
  HARBOR....MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO
  NORTHERLY ISLAND THROUGH 645 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 8742 4165 8744 4167 8742
      4169 8750 4175 8753 4179 8758 4178 8758
      4189 8762 4189 8760 4190 8762 4206 8767
      4217 8777 4219 8697 4206 8696 4162 8725
      4162 8732 4161 8733
TIME...MOT...LOC 2312Z 272DEG 24KT 4208 8767 4191 8782

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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