Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
528 PM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

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528 PM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI...
  DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI...
  LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND PORTAGE
  MN BEYOND 5NM...
  OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI...
  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 528 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...AND
FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING. THIS AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 17 NM SOUTHWEST OF DULUTH LIFT
BRIDGE CHANNEL...TO 9 NM SOUTH OF PORT WING SAFE HARBOR...TO 26 NM
SOUTHWEST OF SAXON HARBOR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RASPBERRY ISLAND...SPLIT ROCK BAY...RASPBERRY ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...LA
POINTE HARBOR...CASTLE DANGER...SAND ISLAND...BARKERS ISLAND...SAXON
HARBOR...OAK POINT...DULUTH LIFT BRIDGE CHANNEL...MADELINE ISLAND...
TWIN POINTS SAFE HARBOR...PORT WING SAFE HARBOR...BRULE POINT...
HERBSTER...APOSTLE ISLANDS SEA CAVES...LARSMONT...SUPERIOR HARBOR...
SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE...AND RED CLIFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN
WISCONSIN...AND THE ADJACENT WATERS OF LAKE SUPERIOR.

LAT...LON 4656 9041 4657 9043 4666 9044 4710 9015
      4722 9034 4723 9138 4679 9214 4669 9223
      4669 9230

$$

DAP



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