Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
731 PM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

LSZ248-249-266-210130-
731 PM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI...
  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...
  MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI...

AT 725 PM EDT...THE MARINE WEATHER OBSERVATION AT GRANITE ISLAND
LIGHTHOUSE INDICATED A COLD FRONT WAS PRODUCING WINDS SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHWEST AND GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS. THIS FRONT WAS LOCATED NEAR
LITTLE PRESQUE ISLE... MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PRESQUE ISLE...MARQUETTE HARBOR...LAUGHING WHITEFISH POINT...
SHOT POINT...SHELTER BAY...GRAND ISLAND...AND AU TRAIN ISLAND.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT A QUICK WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KNOTS WHICH MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH AROUND AN HOUR AFTER THE FRONT PASSES.

LAT...LON 4643 8677 4640 8690 4649 8703 4645 8720
      4654 8748 4657 8749 4668 8735 4665 8731
      4671 8731 4675 8726 4667 8662 4638 8663
      4637 8665

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JLA



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