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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.0 INCH TROUGH STRETCHING ACROSS LAKE HURON AND
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN WILL WEAKEN AND SLOWLY DROP SOUTH TODAY WHILE
A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS DRIFTS
SLOWLY EAST INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL
DRIFT ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY BEFORE CONTINUING EASTWARD
INTO NEW ENGLAND THIS WEEKEND WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES. A 29.9
INCH TROUGH WILL THEN MOVE FROM THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES TO THE
NORTHERN PLAINS MONDAY.

LSZ162-182300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 /851 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-182300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-182300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-182300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-182300-
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-
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-182300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
951 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-182300-
MAFOR 1816/
SUPERIOR WEST 11110 11200 11100 12200 11300 12400. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11110 11100 14800 11800 11100. WAVES 1 TO
4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11110 13810 12800 12700. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11110 12810 11110 14100. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

KLUBER





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