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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES OVER MUCH OF THE EASTERN
SEABOARD WILL MOVE VERY SLOWLY EASTWARD THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. AS
THIS HAPPENS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES DEVELOPING OVER THE
NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS WILL TRACK EAST ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
THIS AFTERNOON AND REACH QUEBEC BY SUNDAY MORNING. THE LOW WILL SHIFT
TO NORTHEASTERN QUEBEC SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
OF 30.7 INCHES BUILDS FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS INTO THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES REGION. THIS HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH INTO QUEBEC BY
TUESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE NORTHERN
PLAINS. THIS LOW WILL SHIFT EASTWARD AND MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW OF
29.6 INCHES OVER HUDSON BAY. AS THIS HAPPENS...THE LOW WILL DRAG A
TROUGH AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-291700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014 /256 AM CST SAT NOV 29 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-291700-
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-
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-291700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...OR SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-291700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-291700-
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-
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
OR SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-291700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
356 AM EST SAT NOV 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
OR SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-291700-
MAFOR 2910/
SUPERIOR WEST 12415 11415 11525 11535 12635 11730. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13420 11430 11535 12635 11630. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11430 11440 12430 12535 12635. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 13440 12430 12535 11630. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN OR SNOW TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

MRD





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