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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1002 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 BY 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.

LSZ162-152315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1002 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014 /902 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING. 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.

$$

LSZ263-152315-
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-
1002 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE
EVENING. 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.

$$

LSZ264-152315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1002 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
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. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING.
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...THEN A CHANCE OF 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 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.

$$

LSZ265-152315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1002 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SNOW...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING. 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.

$$

LSZ266-152315-
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-
1002 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
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. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE
MORNING. 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.

$$

LSZ267-152315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1002 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 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 AND SNOW
LIKELY. 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.

$$
LSZ261-152315-
MAFOR 1516/
SUPERIOR WEST 11513 11610 11826 11837 13847 11840. CHANCE OF RAIN
THIS AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY TUESDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW
TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11410 11513 11726 11836 14847. CHANCE OF
RAIN. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12420 11516 11626 11836 11837 12847. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11423 11420 11410 11416 12516 11726 11827. CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET.

$$

KEC





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