Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1112 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE ONTARIO FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER
  INCLUDING THE OPEN WATERS...

* UNTIL 1215 PM EST.

* AT 1110 AM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR SODUS BAY TO 28 NM SOUTH OF FAIR HAVEN...MOVING
  NORTH AT 65 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  OSWEGO...FAIR HAVEN...TIBBETS POINT...PILLAR POINT...SODUS BAY...
  ST. LAWRENCE RIVER...CHAUMONT BAY AND SOUTHWICK BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4382 7618 4371 7616 4365 7610 4351 7619
      4348 7629 4349 7640 4338 7660 4328 7668
      4325 7693 4337 7697 4363 7686 4364 7679
      4409 7644 4420 7631 4418 7624 4421 7620
      4417 7618 4412 7627 4412 7615 4394 7604
TIME...MOT...LOC 1610Z 199DEG 63KT 4337 7696 4288 7675

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

$$

SMITH


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