Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
518 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

LSZ263-021015-
518 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR NEAR ISLE ROYALE...

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...

AT 516 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GRAND PORTAGE...OR 20 NM WEST OF
WINDIGO RANGER STATION...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ISLE ROYALE LIGHT AND ROCK OF AGES LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. IF THIS STORM INTENSIFIES A
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED. BOATERS IN THE VICINITY OF
ISLE ROYALE SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE OR STAYING IN
PORT BEFORE THE STORM ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 4794 8916 4791 8916 4793 8919 4789 8923
      4790 8918 4786 8923 4783 8912 4789 8892
      4790 8890 4790 8900 4795 8892 4799 8872
      4746 8888 4766 8978 4786 8964 4793 8946
      4799 8941 4797 8933 4802 8925 4806 8882

$$

JLA



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