Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
835 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

LSZ142>147-162-241400-
835 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI...
  LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND PORTAGE
  MN BEYOND 5NM...
  PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI...
  SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI...
  SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN...
  TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN...
  TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN...

AT 833 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LARGE AREA OF
THUNDERSTORMS COVERING MOST OF THE SOUTHWEST ARM OF LAKE SUPERIOR...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO
WATER LIGHTNING. THIS AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED 9 NM SOUTH
OF CASTLE DANGER...OR 11 NM NORTH OF PORT WING SAFE HARBOR...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
APOSTLE ISLANDS SEA CAVES...PORT WING SAFE HARBOR...CASTLE DANGER...
BRULE POINT...SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE...BEAVER BAY...RASPBERRY ISLAND
LIGHTHOUSE...HERBSTER...FRENCH RIVER...RASPBERRY ISLAND...TWIN POINTS
SAFE HARBOR...LARSMONT...SPLIT ROCK BAY AND SAND ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

DENSE FOG MAY ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITY BELOW ONE-HALF MILE. REDUCE
YOUR SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 4685 9204 4715 9149 4733 9123 4720 9076
      4694 9057 4688 9080 4690 9080 4693 9086
      4691 9091 4692 9095 4684 9110 4682 9118
      4683 9121 4674 9150 4667 9188

$$
 MILLER


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