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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WILL MOVE
OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD THROUGH FRIDAY. 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE
ACROSS NORTHEASTERN MANITOBA THIS EVENING WILL SWING ACROSS NORTHERN
ONTARIO AND INTO QUEBEC THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...WHILE DRAGGING A
TROUGH AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
LOOK FOR A 30.1 INCH HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER NORTH CENTRAL CANADA
FRIDAY NIGHT TO PUSH ACROSS ONTARIO SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY...BEFORE EXITING INTO QUEBEC SUNDAY NIGHT. AT THE SAME TIME A
29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN SATURDAY
WILL SINK SOUTHEAST ACROSS MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN SUNDAY MORNING AT
29.5 INCHES...AND THE OHIO VALLEY BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
BE FOLLOWED BY A 30.3 INCH HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM SETTLING INTO ONTARIO
AND LAKE SUPERIOR MONDAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT TO THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES TUESDAY AS 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER ALBERTA.

LSZ162-231115-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-231115-
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-
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-231115-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW...AND RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-231115-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
OR RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-231115-
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-
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW...AND RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-231115-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1008 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 7
FEE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE...FREEZING DRIZZLE
AND SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-231115-
MAFOR 2304/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11551 12550 12640 12630
11620. FREEZING SPRAY LATE THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN...SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE FRIDAY MORNING AND EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE FRIDAY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12550 12650
12640 11630 11620. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN OR FREEZING
RAIN AND SNOW FRIDAY MORNING AND EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO
11 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11540 12550
12640 13630. CHANCE OF SNOW...SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN FRIDAY MORNING AND EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13550 11540 11547 12630
11620. CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF
SNOW...SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE FRIDAY
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

$$

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