Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
317 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT TO
  THE US/CANADIAN BORDER BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE...
  LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LT. TO STURGEON POINT MI 5NM OFF SHORE
  TO US/CANADIAN BORDER...
  LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO
  US/CANADIAN BORDER...
  STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI...
  PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY NATIONAL
  MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 314 PM EDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED FROM 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF ROGERS CITY TO 15
  NM WEST OF ALABASTER...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  THUNDER BAY AROUND 335 PM EDT.
  SOUTH POINT AND MIDDLE ISLAND AROUND 340 PM EDT.
  HARRISVILLE AND GREENBUSH AROUND 345 PM EDT.
  NORTHERN LAKE HURON BUOY AROUND 420 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4419 8356 4426 8354 4427 8344 4435 8335
      4463 8332 4471 8327 4487 8333 4499 8348
      4508 8342 4506 8333 4513 8333 4536 8349
      4563 8315 4534 8251 4417 8225
TIME...MOT...LOC 1917Z 271DEG 36KT 4531 8369 4482 8362
          4415 8386

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

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