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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
358 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES OVER WISCONSIN WILL MOVE
TO THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH FRIDAY AS A RIDGE OF 30.3 INCHES REMAINS
OVER LAKE SUPERIOR. THE RIDGE WILL PUSH OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES
BY SUNDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OF 29.8 INCHES MOVES FROM THE
NORTHERN PLAINS TO MINNESOTA. EXPECT THE LOW PRESSURE TROUGH TO
CROSS LAKE SUPERIOR ON MONDAY AND THE LOWER GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES EXPANDS FROM CENTRAL CANADA TO THE
NORTHERN PLAINS. THE HIGH WILL WEAKEN TO 30.3 INCHES AS IT MOVES
OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-120500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
358 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014 /258 PM CST THU DEC 11 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-120500-
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 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-120500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-120500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
358 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-120500-
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 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-120500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-120500-
MAFOR 1122/
SUPERIOR WEST 14620 11620 13520. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13620 12610 13620. PATCHY FOG OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11620 11720 14620 11620 11610. WAVES 1 TO 5
FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12720 14710 11710 11610. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

$$

KEC




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