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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...AS A 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES DRIFTS OFF THE EAST COAST BY FRIDAY MORNING...TWO 29.7
INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND
NORTHERN PLAINS WILL MERGE OVER ILLINOIS. A 29.8 INCH TROUGH WILL
REMAIN OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WHILE THE LOW
TRACKS TO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND BY SATURDAY. A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OF
30.1 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES SATURDAY MORNING WILL REACH
THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY MONDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.2
INCHES WILL EXIT THE CENTRAL ROCKIES INTO THE WESTERN PLAINS MONDAY
AND REACH THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TUESDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 29.5
INCHES.

LSZ162-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014 /257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-250400-
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-
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN
LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ265-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN
LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ266-250400-
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-
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ267-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
357 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY WITH POCKETS OF SNOW
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ261-250400-
MAFOR 2421/
SUPERIOR WEST 11237 12247 11227 11327 11620 12720. CHANCE OF RAIN
FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY. WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR
ICE FREE AREAS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11336 11347 12247 13347 11247. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 5
FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11326 12247 12347 11337 11330 11220. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
FRIDAY. WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11320 11336 14347 11346 11346. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

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