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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHWEST MINNESOTA WILL
MOVE INTO CENTRAL ONTARIO BY WEDNESDAY MORNING WHILE WEAKENING TO
29.5 INCHES. THIS LOW WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO JAMES BAY BY WEDNESDAY
EVENING. A PAIR OF ASSOCIATED TROUGHS WILL CROSS LAKE SUPERIOR
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE A 30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS. THE RIDGE WILL CROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

LSZ162-061700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 /258 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS RAIN
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS LATE. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-061700-
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-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
9 TO 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-061700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-061700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND
DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-061700-
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-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-061700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-061700-
MAFOR 0610/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11447 11437 11527 13540
19550 11550 11650. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE LATE TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12440 19450 11445
19455 11447 19457 11537 12540 19550 11547 19557. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5
TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11440 19450
11340 11445 11435 13540. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF
DRIZZLE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW
SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11435 11345 19355 11340
12345 11537 11647 11540. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE
EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS WITH
AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF
DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

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