Great Lakes Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FZUS63 KMQT 280243
GLFLS

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW ALONG THE ONTARIO AND QUEBEC BORDER WILL
TRACK EASTWARD OVERNIGHT AS A 30.0 INCH TROUGH LINGERS ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES. A 31.1 INCH ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER
NORTHERN ALBERTA WILL NOSE A 30.3 INCH RIDGE SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE HIGH WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST
INTO THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS BY TUESDAY AND STRENGTHEN THE
RIDGE OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO 30.5 INCHES. ON WEDNESDAY...A
29.3 INCH LOW OVER HUDSON BAY WILL SWEEP A 29.6 INCH TROUGH ACROSS
NORTHWEST ONTARIO AND INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION ON WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN ON
THURSDAY.

LSZ162-281045-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014 /843 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014/

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-281045-
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-
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-281045-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-281045-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY 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 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-281045-
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-
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-281045-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
943 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-281045-
MAFOR 2804/
SUPERIOR WEST 12640 13730 13720. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 6
FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11630 12730 11737 14730. FREEZING SPRAY
OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUNDAY
EVENING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12640 11637 13747 12737. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 4
TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUNDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11740 11630 11737 14747 11747. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING.

$$

KLUBER




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.