Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1101 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM WHITEHALL TO MANISTEE MI...

* UNTIL 1230 PM EDT

* AT 1056 AM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...EXTENDING FROM
  30 MILES WEST OF LUDINGTON TO 40 MILES WEST OF
  PENTWATER...WAS MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

* THE STORMS WILL BE NEAR THE LUDINGTON AND PENTWATER PIERHEADS
  AROUND 1130 AM EDT

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 4370 8712 4417 8699 4418 8639 4412 8643
      4406 8651 4394 8645 4380 8643 4375 8645
      4367 8653 4362 8654 4361 8713
TIME...MOT...LOC 1456Z 277DEG 36KT 4409 8700 4393 8700 4383 8731

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

DUKE



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