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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL PUSH
OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TODAY AND INTO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS RIDGE WILL DRIFT EAST OVER THE MID ATLANTIC
STATES BY MONDAY MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES DEVELOPS
SUNDAY EVENING AND DEEPENS TO 28.9 INCHES AS IT REACHES THE NORTHERN
PLAINS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA BY MONDAY MORNING. THIS LOW IS FORECAST
TO MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY WHILE WEAKENING
SLIGHTLY TO 29.2 INCHES. THE LOW WILL WEAKEN FURTHER TO 29.4 INCHES
OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-262315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016 /903 AM CST SAT NOV 26 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-262315-
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-
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-262315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 9 TO 12
FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-262315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-262315-
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-
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-262315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1003 AM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
5 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-262315-
MAFOR 2616/
SUPERIOR WEST 12510 12400 12500 11400 11300. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12610 11600 13500 12400. PATCHY DRIZZLE
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12610 14500 12400. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11700 12600 11605 12500 12400. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES
AROUND 1 FOOT.

$$

JS



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