Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
546 AM EDT FRI SEP 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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...

* UNTIL 645 AM EDT

* AT 546 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR THE WESTERN
  LAKE SUPERIOR BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4739 8996 4744 8931 4701 8938 4711 9015
TIME...MOT...LOC 0946Z 273DEG 23KT 4721 8989

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

RITZMAN



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