Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1247 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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1247 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

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

AT 1246 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS FROM
50 NM NORTHWEST OF MCQUADE SAFE HARBOR TO 47 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAINT
LOUIS BAY...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT...
SAINT LOUIS BAY AND DULUTH HARBOR AROUND 120 AM CDT.
ALLOUEZ BAY AND SUPERIOR HARBOR AROUND 125 AM CDT.
MCQUADE SAFE HARBOR AROUND 130 AM CDT.
MOUTH OF THE AMNICON RIVER AND STONY POINT AROUND 135 AM CDT.
MOUTH OF THE POPLAR RIVER AND TWO HARBORS PORT ENTRY AND APPROACH
AROUND 140 AM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES... AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE
HARBOR UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT
TUESDAY MORNING FOR NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

LAT...LON 4666 9222 4672 9220 4682 9204 4694 9179
      4723 9134 4680 9140 4678 9142 4676 9158
      4669 9181 4668 9192 4669 9193 4668 9202
      4674 9209 4674 9212 4669 9216 4667 9214
      4668 9218 4665 9222 4666 9229 4667 9229

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