Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
250 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM GRAND HAVEN TO MANISTEE...

* UNTIL 330 AM EDT

* AT 245 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 13
  NM NORTHWEST OF LITTLE SABLE POINT TO 13 NM SOUTHWEST OF THE WHITE
  LAKE PIERHEADS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  LITTLE SABLE POINT AROUND 315 AM EDT.
  THE WHITE LAKE PIERHEADS AROUND 320 AM EDT.
  THE LUDINGTON LIGHT AND THE PENTWATER PIERHEADS AROUND 325 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4402 8649 4396 8645 4380 8642 4367 8653
      4360 8653 4354 8648 4327 8636 4312 8667
      4335 8682 4386 8683
TIME...MOT...LOC 0651Z 237DEG 23KT 4383 8671 4340 8671
          4326 8661

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

WDM








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