Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
318 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LSZ240-263-302015-
318 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
  CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
  ROYAL NATIONAL PARK...
  SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI...

AT 318 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MADELINE ISLAND...OR NEAR OAK POINT...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SAXON HARBOR AND LITTLE GIRLS POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE 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 4686 9031 4675 9006 4674 9008 4668 9005
      4666 9005 4664 9018 4660 9030 4661 9034
      4656 9043 4656 9044 4665 9044

$$

TK


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