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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Superior
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1003 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 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...High pressure of 30.2 inches will move eastward
across the Upper Great Lakes through Monday. As the high shifts to
southern Quebec on Tuesday afternoon, a 29.5 inch trough will
move across the Northern Plains. This trough will weaken to 29.8
inches as it sweeps eastward, passing across Lake Superior
Wednesday afternoon and evening. Another low pressure trough of
29.7 inches will then emerge over the Plains states on Thursday
before slowly shifting into the western Great Lakes on Friday.

LSZ162-181015-
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
1003 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017 /903 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017/

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 20 knots
late. A slight chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 knots veering southeast
after midnight. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots veering southwest by mid
afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering north after
midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots veering southeast. A chance
of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering south. A chance
of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ263-181015-
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 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing south late. A
slight chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to
calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots backing southeast after
midnight. A slight chance of showers through midnight. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to
10 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots veering southwest by mid
afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering north after
midnight. A chance of showers through midnight. Waves subsiding
to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south. A chance of
showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves building to 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LSZ264-181015-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
1003 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
10 to 20 knots after midnight, then becoming west 5 to 15 knots
late. Waves 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing south late. A
slight chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to
calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots backing southeast late.
A slight chance of showers through midnight. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to
10 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering south by mid
afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet
occasionally to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering north after
midnight. A chance of showers. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south. A chance of
showers. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves building to 3 to
5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LSZ265-181015-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
1003 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
20 knots after midnight, then becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots
late. Waves 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet subsiding to calm
to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing south in the
afternoon, then becoming southeast 10 to 20 knots late. A slight
chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers through midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots veering south by mid
afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of showers. Waves subsiding to
calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering south. A
chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ266-181015-
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 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet occasionally to
10 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots backing south in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers by mid afternoon. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots backing southeast after
midnight, then increasing to 10 to 20 knots late. A chance of
showers through midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 30 knots becoming south 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves building to
3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots veering west after
midnight. Showers likely through midnight, then a chance of
showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering south. A
chance of showers. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves building to 3 to
5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LSZ267-181015-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
1003 PM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet occasionally to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A slight chance of showers
by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots veering east after
midnight, then increasing to 10 to 20 knots late. A chance of
showers through midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots
by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building
to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet, then building to 1 to 3 feet.

$$
LSZ261-181015-
MAFOR 1803/
Superior West 13610 11500 11510 11410 11420 11300. Waves 1 to 4
feet.

Superior North Central 11620 11720 11610 12510 13410. Chance of
showers late Monday evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Monday and Monday evening.

Superior South Central 12720 11710 11600 11410 12310 11300.
Chance of showers Monday evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet overnight through Monday evening.

Superior East 13720 11810 11600 11510 11500 11800. Chance of
showers late Monday evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet overnight. Waves 3
to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Monday and Monday evening.

$$

JSS

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