778  
WHUS51 KBUF 190334  
SMWBUF  
LEZ040-041-061-190430-  
/O.NEW.KBUF.MA.W.0019.170519T0334Z-170519T0430Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
1134 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
LAKE ERIE FROM BARCELONA TO SUNSET BAY.  
 
* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1133 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER VAN BUREN  
POINT...OR 34 NM NORTHEAST OF ERIE...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN  
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
VAN BUREN POINT...SUNSET BAY...LAKE ERIE BEACH AND BARCELONA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4234 7968 4253 7958 4261 7905 4253 7912  
4250 7922 4243 7938 4238 7943 4236 7946  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0333Z 261DEG 49KT 4246 7946  
 
HAIL...>.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
MITCHELL  
 
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