Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1036 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

LSZ240-263-261630-
1036 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS BETWEEN SAXON
HARBOR AND BLACK RIVER HARBOR...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
  CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
  ROYAL NATIONAL PARK...
  SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI...

AT 1034 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
BAYFIELD TO NEAR MELLEN... MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SAXON HARBOR...BLACK RIVER HARBOR AND LITTLE GIRLS POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 4704 9019 4675 9006 4675 9008 4669 9006
      4667 9003 4663 9001 4653 9039 4657 9042
      4656 9044 4663 9045 4665 9043 4666 9045

$$

JLA


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