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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES
WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN SEABOARD BY SATURDAY MORNING. MEANWHILE...LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA WILL MOVE TO HUDSON
BAY BY SATURDAY MORNING...THEN DRIFT SOUTHWARD ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL KEEP A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES OVER
MUCH OF THE GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. EXPECT THE LOW TO CROSS
NORTHERN QUEBEC MONDAY INTO TUESDAY WHILE A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OF
30.4 INCHES OVER CENTRAL CANADA WEAKENS TO 30.1 INCHES AS IT MOVES
OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

LSZ162-111600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014 /300 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE. PATCHY FOG. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-111600-
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-
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-111600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-111600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-111600-
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-
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-111600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-111600-
MAFOR 1109/
SUPERIOR WEST 14420 11420 13510. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE THIS
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 15420 12520. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 15420 11420 11510. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12430 15420. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.

$$

JLA



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