Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1110 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

LSZ266-267-221645-
1110 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...

  LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE LINE TO
  WHITEFISH POINT MI BEYOND 5NM...

AT 1104 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS AND
SMALL HAIL  FROM 35 NM NORTH OF CARIBOU ISLAND TO 25 NM EAST OF
STANNARD ROCK...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
NORTHWESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI
5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER AROUND 1120 AM EDT.
EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE
MI AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE AROUND 1120 AM EDT.
CENTRAL LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM
OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER AROUND 1150 AM EDT.
EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM
OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER AROUND 1220 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY
HIGHER WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER
SEEKING SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE 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 4694 8499 4709 8661 4742 8616

$$

MCD








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