Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FZUS73 KDLH 210729
MWSDLH

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
229 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

LSZ140>145-162-210830-
229 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

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

AT 227 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF 35 TO 50 KNOTS.  THERE HAVE BEEN
REPORTS OF WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 60 KNOTS.  THIS AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS
WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ELY TO HIBBING TO
AITKIN...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS. IT IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE
WESTERN COASTLINE OF LAKE SUPERIOR BEGINNING AROUND 320 AM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SUPERIOR HARBOR...MOUTH OF THE CROSS RIVER...CASTLE DANGER...
MOUTH OF THE LITTLE MARAIS RIVER...SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE...
DULUTH LIFT BRIDGE CHANNEL...BEAVER BAY...
MOUTH OF THE POPLAR RIVER...TOFTE SAFE HARBOR...FRENCH RIVER...
SUGAR LOAF COVE...TWIN POINTS SAFE HARBOR...LARSMONT...TOFTE...
SPLIT ROCK BAY AND BARKERS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS OF OVER 33
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL
MARINE WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER
HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE THIS STORM ARRIVES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...AND THE ADJACENT
WATERS OF LAKE SUPERIOR.

LAT...LON 4669 9229 4668 9224 4679 9214 4715 9149
      4758 9088 4777 9038 4772 9020 4670 9170
      4666 9196 4666 9203 4671 9210 4666 9211
      4663 9220 4663 9229

$$

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