Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
143 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS ONTONAGON TO THE UPPER ENTRANCE TO THE PORTAGE
  CANAL...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE UPPER ENTRANCE TO THE PORTAGE CANAL TO
  MANITOU ISLAND MI...
  LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO MANITOU ISLAND BEYOND 5NM
  INCLUDING ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 142 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 5
  NM NORTH OF ROCK OF AGES TO 22 NM NORTHWEST OF FREDA...MOVING EAST
  AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...NAVIGATION WILL BE DANGEROUS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL AND ISLE ROYALE LIGHT AROUND 225 AM
  EDT.
  EAGLE RIVER AROUND 245 AM EDT.
  EAGLE HARBOR AROUND 255 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4747 8799 4744 8821 4737 8842 4729 8848
      4723 8863 4719 8863 4722 8863 4716 8875
      4735 8924 4791 8951 4799 8941 4798 8933
      4822 8877 4831 8838
TIME...MOT...LOC 0543Z 270DEG 34KT 4795 8931 4740 8917

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

$$

JLB








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