Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
137 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE MACKINAC
  BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH FOX ISLAND
  5NM OFFSHORE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5NM OFFSHORE TO
  MID LAKE...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5NM OFFSHORE TO MID
  LAKE...
  MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI...
  NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE TRAVERSE
  BAY...
  POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI...
  SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 136 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...WAS LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 NM SOUTHEAST OF DETROIT ISLAND TO 7 NM
  EAST OF STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PYRAMID POINT...POINT BETSIE...SLEEPING BEAR POINT...CAT HEAD
  POINT...NORTH MANITOU ISLAND...SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND...GLEN ARBOR
  AND EMPIRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT FOR
NORTHERN MICHIGAN.

LAT...LON 4488 8669 4512 8645 4533 8629 4529 8549
      4519 8557 4518 8562 4505 8575 4494 8582
      4494 8588 4497 8593 4490 8599 4490 8607
      4482 8606 4474 8610 4474 8616 4468 8626
      4472 8676
TIME...MOT...LOC 1736Z 287DEG 45KT 4523 8665 4476 8715

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

JSL



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