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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.1 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER LAKE SUPERIOR WILL
MOVE OVER EASTERN ONTARIO OVERNIGHT. A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER
ALBERTA WILL REACH THE ARROWHEAD OF MINNESOTA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
MOVE OVER LOWER MICHIGAN MONDAY AFTERNOON WHILE WEAKENING TO 29.7
INCHES. THE LOW WILL REACH THE LOWER LAKES AND NEW YORK STATE
WEDNESDAY MORNING AS A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS OVER
WESTERN ONTARIO THROUGH THE CENTRAL PLAINS. THE RIDGE WILL EXTEND
FROM SASKATCHEWAN THROUGH MINNESOTA AND INTO THE OHIO VALLEY ON
THURSDAY.

LSZ162-071100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016 /853 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016/

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-071100-
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-
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-071100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-071100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-071100-
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-
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-071100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
953 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-071100-
MAFOR 0704/
SUPERIOR WEST 11437 14530 11530 11827 11147. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE
OVERNIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11347 11437 12427 11420 11417 11337 11147.
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11430 12437 12420 11410 11510 11500.
CHANCE OF SNOW LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS SUNDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11430 13437 12420 11410 11310. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE
THIS EVENING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 5
FEET.

$$

JS


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