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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...AS A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA MOVES TOWARD JAMES BAY AND WEAKENS TONIGHT...EXPECT A 29.6
INCH LOW PRESSURE IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS
LOWER MICHIGAN ON TUESDAY AND INTO SOUTHERN QUEBEC ON WEDNESDAY. A
LOW PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES EXTENDING WEST FROM THIS
LOW WILL REMAIN OVER LAKE SUPERIOR THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHILE A 30.5
INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE NEAR LAKE WINNIPEG MOVES INTO MINNESOTA.
EXPECT THIS HIGH TO REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH FRIDAY AND
WEAKEN TO 30.3 INCHES.

LSZ162-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014 /259 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-151700-
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-
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-151700-
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-
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
359 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-151700-
MAFOR 1510/
SUPERIOR WEST 11410 11510 11513 11610 11826 11837 12847. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE TODAY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13410 11513 11726 11836 12847. AREAS OF FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE TODAY. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 14420 11516 11626 11836 11837. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE TODAY. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN
LIKELY. SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 13423 11420 11410 11416 12516. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE TODAY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN LIKELY TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
4 FEET.

$$

JLB




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