Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
311 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH MN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI...
  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...

* UNTIL 345 AM CDT

* AT 310 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 22 NM NORTHWEST OF CASTLE DANGER...TO 21 NM
  NORTHWEST OF DULUTH LIFT BRIDGE CHANNEL...TO 27 NM WEST OF BARKERS
  ISLAND... MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  DULUTH LIFT BRIDGE CHANNEL...BEAVER BAY...SUPERIOR HARBOR...
  FRENCH RIVER...CASTLE DANGER...TWIN POINTS SAFE HARBOR...
  BRULE POINT...LARSMONT...SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE...
  SPLIT ROCK BAY AND BARKERS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 700 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...AND NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN.

LAT...LON 4669 9229 4668 9224 4672 9224 4679 9214
      4715 9149 4740 9113 4739 9071 4694 9139
      4672 9157 4666 9193 4666 9203 4671 9210
      4666 9211 4662 9221 4664 9229
TIME...MOT...LOC 0810Z 270DEG 48KT 4738 9188 4701 9249 4659 9270

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

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