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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.5 INCH HIGH SHIFTING EASTWARD OFF THE NEW ENGLAND
STATES WILL KEEP A 30.2 INCH RIDGE STRETCHING WESTWARD ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. BY FRIDAY A SECONDARY HIGH OF
30.3 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES...WHERE IT WILL
THEN SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SUNDAY. A 30.0 INCH TROUGH OVER CENTRAL
CANADA ON SATURDAY NIGHT WILL SLOWLY DROP SOUTH OVER LAKE SUPERIOR
SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS TROUGH WILL SHIFT SOUTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR ON
MONDAY...AS A 30.2 INCH RIDGE REDEVELOPS OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO AND
LAKE SUPERIOR.

LSZ162-250330-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014 /216 PM CDT WED SEP 24 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-250330-
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-
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-250330-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-250330-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-250330-
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-
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-250330-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
316 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-250330-
MAFOR 2421/
SUPERIOR WEST 14410 13400 11300. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12420 12410 13400 11300. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11330 12420 13410 11400 11300. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11310 14410 11410 11400 11300. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

KC




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