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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH RIDGE STRETCHING FROM JUST NORTHEAST OF LAKE
SUPERIOR TO NORTHERN ILLINOIS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST INTO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES BY LATE IN THE WEEKEND. THEN A 29.4 INCH LOW
PRESSURE TAKING SHAPE IN ALBERTA ON SUNDAY WILL SLIDE SOUTHEAST
THROUGH THE UPPER PLAINS AND INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY.


LSZ162-192230-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014 /818 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-192230-
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-
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-192230-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
THROUGHOUT THE DAY. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-192230-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-192230-
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-
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-192230-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
918 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST LATE.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-192230-
MAFOR 1916/
SUPERIOR WEST 11510 13410 13510 11500. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11300 12400 14410 11400. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11700 11500 12400 14500. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 12100 11200 11300 14400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

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