Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1226 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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/O.CON.KMQT.MA.W.0057.000000T0000Z-160830T0500Z/
1226 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
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...

AT 1225 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 NM SOUTH OF THE
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
         STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4719 9000 4727 8970 4700 8965 4699 9008
TIME...MOT...LOC 0425Z 260DEG 23KT 4712 8990

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JLA



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