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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE SET UP FROM NORTHERN MINNESOTA
THROUGH NORTHERN MISSOURI WILL CROSS NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN AND FAR
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN OVERNIGHT...BEFORE EXITING ACROSS SOUTHERN
JAMES BAY TUESDAY NIGHT. EXPECT A 30.1 INCH RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO PUSH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THURSDAY. WEAK 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND EXIT ACROSS THE LOWER
GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT. IN ITS WAKE...30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE
STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN CANADA THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL PUSH
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES AT 30.5 INCHES FRIDAY NIGHT...AND THE
OHIO VALLEY BY SATURDAY NIGHT.

LSZ162-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014 /249 PM CDT MON OCT 27 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-280400-
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-
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-280400-
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-
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
8 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
349 PM EDT MON OCT 27 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-280400-
MAFOR 2721/
SUPERIOR WEST 12110 11120 11810 11710 11630 12640. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TUESDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11320 12220 11226 11126 11810 11620 11630.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11320 11310 11210 11216 11416 11620 11630
11640. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. SCATTERED
SHOWERS TUESDAY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1
TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11336 12320 11226 11326 11416 11630 11640. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

$$

KEC





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