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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER JAMES BAY
WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC ON SATURDAY...DRAGGING A LOW PRESSURE
TROUGH AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SATURDAY
MORNING. A 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW INTO FAR NORTHWEST
ONTARIO THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WHILE A 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
OVER SASKATCHEWAN ON SATURDAY SLIDES SOUTHEAST AND INTO THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SUNDAY MORNING. A 30.2 INCH RIDGE WILL QUICKLY
CROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE 29.7 INCH LOW
PRESSURE TRACKS SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES MONDAY
NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL CROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
ON TUESDAY. THEN...A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM OVER THE
NORTHERN PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-240500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-240500-
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-
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-240500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

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

$$

LSZ265-240500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-240500-
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-
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-240500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

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

$$

LSZ261-240500-
MAFOR 2322/
SUPERIOR WEST 11630 13620 11730 11720 11820 11110. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 4
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11630 11720 11620 11730 11740 13840. WAVES
2 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12630 11620 12730 11740 11841 11840. WAVES
1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11630 11620 11720 12730 11740 11841 11840. CHANCE
OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE THIS EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY.

$$

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