Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FZUS73 KDLH 232157
MWSDLH

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
457 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

LSZ121-147-148-162-232230-
457 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE APOSTLE ISLANDS OF WESTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI...
  LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND PORTAGE
  MN BEYOND 5NM...
  OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI...
  SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI...

AT 455 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO
WATER LIGHTNING. THIS AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED NEAR
MADELINE ISLAND...OR 18 NM EAST OF APOSTLE ISLANDS SEA
CAVES...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.  ANOTHER THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED JUST EAST OF ASHLAND...ALSO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LA POINTE HARBOR...RED CLIFF AND MADELINE ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4657 9059 4664 9071 4664 9072 4678 9090
      4685 9083 4716 9039 4701 9021 4666 9044
      4664 9044 4656 9056

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