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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.2 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER LAKE SUPERIOR WILL
SHIFT EAST THIS MORNING. FOLLOWING THE TROUGH...A 30.3 INCH RIDGE
WILL CROSS LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE TROUGH
OF 30.0 INCHES THAT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY MORNING. IN ITS WAKE...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL
BUILD OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO ON SATURDAY. AS THE HIGH SHIFTS EAST TO
QUEBEC SUNDAY...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES WILL DROP INTO THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES...CROSSING WISCONSIN ON SUNDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN
TO 29.4 INCHES ON MONDAY MORNING OVER NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN...BEFORE
TRACKING ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH MONDAY. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY
MEANDER OVER LAKE HURON AND SOUTHEAST ONTARIO AT 29.6 INCHES THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OF 30.5 INCHES BUILDS INTO
THE PLAINS STATES ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016 /253 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. FLURRIES.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ263-051700-
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-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FLURRIES.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ264-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-051700-
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-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2
FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-051700-
MAFOR 0510/
SUPERIOR WEST 11720 11710 11610 11520 12530 12630. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12730 11720 11620 11530 11537 11647 11747.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 5 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12730 11720 11610 11520 11530 11540 11641.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12740 11730 11720 11620 11530 11540 11547.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

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