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
659 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE AND ADJACENT OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE
  HARBOR...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 656 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MILWAUKEE TO 35 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  MILWAUKEE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS. GUSTY WINDS AND AN
  ABRUPT WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST EXTENDED AHEAD OF THE STORMS.

  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 IMPACT WATERS ALONG AND JUST OFFSHORE
  OF FAR NORTHEAST ILLINOIS.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

LAT...LON 4247 8730 4211 8752 4211 8760 4208 8768
      4214 8775 4227 8783 4230 8783 4231 8782
      4233 8782 4233 8783 4237 8783 4237 8782
      4236 8782 4239 8780 4248 8780
TIME...MOT...LOC 2356Z 301DEG 29KT 4286 8785 4259 8823

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

$$

MTF



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