Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
311 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS OF LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE
  LIGHT TO ALABASTER MI...

* UNTIL 515 AM EDT

* AT 309 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 34 NM SOUTHEAST OF PETOSKEY TO 24 NM NORTHWEST OF
  PINCONNING...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS. HOUGHTON LAKE GUSTED TO
           43 KNOTS AS THESE STORMS PASSED.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TAWAS BAY...MIDDLE ISLAND...ALPENA...GREENBUSH...
  STURGEON POINT...CENTRAL LAKE HURON BUOY...AU SABLE POINT...
  HARRISVILLE...BLACK RIVER...SOUTH POINT...THUNDER
  BAY...AND OSCODA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4419 8363 4430 8358 4436 8341 4465 8337
      4485 8339 4490 8350 4498 8354 4508 8352
      4513 8341 4525 8350 4542 8271 4534 8252
      4418 8226
TIME...MOT...LOC 0709Z 268DEG 49KT 4494 8442 4410 8441

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

JZ



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