826  
WHUS43 KMQT 151005  
CFWMQT  
 
LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
605 AM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
MIZ001>006-009-160400-  
/O.CON.KMQT.LS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180416T0400Z/  
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-  
GOGEBIC-  
605 AM EDT SUN APR 15 2018 /505 AM CDT SUN APR 15 2018/  
 
...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT  
/11 PM CDT/ TONIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A LAKESHORE  
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT /11 PM CDT/  
TONIGHT.  
 
* WINDS...PERSISTENT NORTHEAST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR  
THROUGH TODAY OVER MUCH OF LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL DIMINISH  
TONIGHT.  
 
* WAVES...THE PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS WILL GENERATE WAVES OF 11 TO  
16 FEET TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. WAVES WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE  
LATE TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...WHERE SHORE-FAST ICE HAS DISAPPEARED, THE LONG  
DURATION OF LARGE, POUNDING WAVES WILL CAUSE MINOR BEACH EROSION  
AND BEACH FLOODING. WHERE SHORE ICE STILL EXISTS OR WHERE PACK  
ICE IS DRIVEN TOWARD SHORE, THE CONTINUAL WAVE ACTION MAY BREAK  
UP THE ICE AND SEND LARGE SECTIONS OR BLOCKS OF ICE WELL UP ONTO  
BEACHES, POTENTIALLY DAMAGING ANY PROPERTY CLOSE TO THE SHORE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND WAVES  
WILL GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE LAKESHORE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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