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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Superior
National Weather Service Marquette MI
358 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Superior

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the
highest 1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the
average of the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 inch trough over the upper Great Lakes will reach
the eastern Great Lakes on Tuesday. A 30.2 inch high pressure
extending from Manitoba to Nebraska Tuesday night will move over
Wisconsin Thursday morning and remain over the Great Lakes through
Friday.

LSZ162-210400-
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
358 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /258 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest after
midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots backing southwest in the
afternoon, then backing east late. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots backing northwest after
midnight. A slight chance of showers through midnight. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. A slight chance of
showers by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots backing southwest by mid
afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to
20 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ263-210400-
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 EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest after
midnight, then diminishing to less than 10 knots late. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots backing southwest in the
afternoon, then increasing to 5 to 15 knots late. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering southwest after
midnight, then veering northwest late. A slight chance of
showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. A slight chance of showers by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing south. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering southeast. Waves calm
to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ264-210400-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
358 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest late. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots backing south late. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots veering southwest
after midnight, then becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late. A
slight chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. A slight chance of showers by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to
less than 10 knots after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds less than 10 knots backing south. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ265-210400-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
358 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots
late. Isolated showers and thunderstorms through midnight. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots in the afternoon, then backing east late. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to
20 knots late. A chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots veering south. Waves calm to
2 feet.

$$

LSZ266-210400-
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 EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots after midnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
through midnight. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet, then subsiding
to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots in the afternoon, then backing east late. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 10 to
20 knots late. A chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. A slight chance of showers through
early afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves building
to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing south. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to
20 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ267-210400-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
358 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots veering southwest after
midnight, then becoming west 5 to 15 knots late. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms through midnight. Patchy fog after
midnight. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet, then subsiding to calm
to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots late. Isolated showers and thunderstorms by mid
afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots backing north late. A
chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. A slight chance of showers through
early afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to
7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing west. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering southeast. Waves calm
to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ261-210400-
MAFOR 2021/
Superior West 11620 11610 14700 12500. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.
Waves 1 foot or less Monday.

Superior North Central 11520 11620 11610 13700 11600 11500.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms early this evening. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

Superior South Central 11520 11610 11510 14600 11800. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms through early evening. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Superior East 11420 11520 11510 13600 11500 11600. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms this evening. Patchy fog through mid
morning Monday. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

JSS

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