Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
544 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM POINT ISABELLE TO THE HURON ISLANDS...
  INCLUDING THE LOWER PORTAGE CANAL AND KEWEENAW AND HURON BAYS...

* UNTIL 645 AM EDT

* AT 542 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM WEST OF THE
  LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...NAVIGATION WILL BE DANGEROUS.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL PASS NEAR...
  PEQUAMING...POINT ABBAYE AND THE LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4711 8850 4712 8839 4705 8847 4699 8841
      4709 8834 4708 8822 4699 8798 4692 8798
      4690 8819 4684 8827 4694 8820 4684 8841
      4686 8848 4699 8845 4702 8853 4709 8853
      4713 8848 4713 8846
TIME...MOT...LOC 0945Z 288DEG 23KT 4700 8857

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

$$

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