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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE EAST OF JAMES BAY WILL DRIFT
EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AT THE
SAME TIME...A 30.7 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. THE RIDGE WILL THEN CROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES. THIS RIDGE
REMAINS OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH SUNDAY. A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS LATE
SUNDAY INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION BY MONDAY AS IT DEEPENS TO
29.7 INCHES.

LSZ162-082300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016 /856 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-082300-
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-
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.

$$

LSZ264-082300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET.

$$

LSZ265-082300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-082300-
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-
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-082300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
956 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-082300-
MAFOR 0816/
SUPERIOR WEST 11840 11730 11740 11840 12830 11730 11720. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11847 14840 11840 12837. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12847 19857 11747 19757 12847 11837 12737.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 14840 19850 11840 13837. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

JLB



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