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
832 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT

* AT 830 AM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 38 NM SOUTHWEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT TO 58
  NM SOUTHEAST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 70 NM SOUTH OF PLEASANT
  PRAIRIE...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8742 4165 8744 4167 8742
      4168 8743 4167 8744 4167 8745 4185 8735
      4190 8697 4179 8697 4179 8696 4172 8691
      4166 8709 4164 8712 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8727 4162 8732 4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 1330Z 268DEG 20KT 4177 8724 4160 8725 4143 8742

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

$$

RODRIGUEZ


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