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FZUS63 KMQT 270241
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...AS 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER WISCONSIN DISSIPATES
OVERNIGHT...A 30.2 INCH RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS
THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. THE RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO 30.4 INCHES AS IT
DRIFTS SOUTHEAST...REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND LOWER GREAT LAKES
WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8 INCHES ORGANIZING OVER THE WESTERN
PLAINS WEDNESDAY WILL TRACK EAST... PASSING ACROSS FAR NORTHERN
INDIANA THURSDAY MORNING AND THE LOWER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT. IN
ITS WAKE...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES BUILDING OVER SOUTHERN
MANITOBA THURSDAY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES FRIDAY. AS
THE HIGH MOVES TO THE APPALACHIANS EARLY SATURDAY...A LOW PRESSURE
TROUGH OF 30.0 INCHES WILL SWEEP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.8 INCHES WILL THEN BUILD SOUTHEAST TOWARD
THE NORTHERN PLAINS SATURDAY NIGHT.

LSZ162-271045-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-271045-
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-
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

$$

LSZ264-271045-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

$$

LSZ265-271045-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-271045-
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-
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. SNOW
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-271045-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY 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 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. SNOW
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-271045-
MAFOR 2704/
SUPERIOR WEST 11120 12110 11200 11400 11500 11510 11410. WAVES 1
FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11440 11430 12420 12410 11420 11510. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
EVENING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 10337 12330 11420 12410 11310 12420. WAVES 1
TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
EVENING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11340 11330 11320 11310 14410. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET
OVERNIGHT SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING.

$$

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