Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
118 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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...

* UNTIL 315 AM EDT

* AT 116 AM EDT...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE EXTENDING FROM 17 NM NORTH OF OUTER ISLAND TO STOCKTON
  ISLAND... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS 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...
  REDRIDGE...THE WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR BUOY...ROCK HARBOR LIGHT...
  ISLE ROYALE LIGHT...ROCK OF AGES LIGHT...
  WINDIGO RANGER STATION AND MOTT ISLAND PARK HEADQUARTERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.
WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING... AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4785 8965 4829 8848 4734 8859 4728 8874
      4721 8867 4726 8854 4722 8854 4713 8882
      4720 8868 4728 8875 4719 8890 4708 8900
      4708 8913 4692 8951 4690 8981 4675 9007
      4665 9044
TIME...MOT...LOC 0516Z 240DEG 38KT 4732 9031 4691 9058

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

JV


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