Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
628 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

LSZ242-243-246-263-282300-
628 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS...

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...
  ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI...
  POINT ISABELLE TO LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI...
  UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI...

AT 627 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM NORTHWEST OF THE UPPER ENTRANCE OF
PORTAGE CANAL...OR 14 NM WEST OF CALUMET...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25
KNOTS.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  THE UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL AROUND 645 PM EDT.
  MCLAIN STATE PARK AROUND 650 PM EDT.
  HANCOCK AROUND 655 PM EDT.
  HOUGHTON AND HUBBELL AROUND 700 PM EDT.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4731 8849 4726 8854 4717 8840 4726 8855
      4715 8844 4714 8846 4713 8846 4722 8857
      4704 8851 4724 8859 4724 8861 4712 8859
      4722 8864 4723 8866 4713 8862 4718 8873
      4703 8852 4726 8895 4741 8881

$$

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