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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
LEZ040-041-061-251645-
/O.NEW.KBUF.MA.W.0031.160725T1546Z-160725T1645Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1146 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE ERIE FROM RIPLEY TO EVANS...

* UNTIL 1245 PM EDT

* AT 1144 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 NM NORTH OF
  RIPLEY...OR 26 NM NORTHEAST OF ERIE...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  VAN BUREN POINT...SUNSET BAY...LAKE ERIE BEACH AND BARCELONA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4228 7973 4234 7982 4248 7985 4275 7913
      4263 7901 4259 7907 4253 7912 4250 7922
      4246 7932 4238 7943 4228 7963
TIME...MOT...LOC 1544Z 263DEG 36KT 4247 7972

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

$$

WELCH

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