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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS, WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVE, ALONG WITH THE
AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10% OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL
OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA LIFTS OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR THIS EVENING AND
WESTERN ONTARIO ON MONDAY MORNING. THE LOW WILL REACH NORTHERN
QUEBEC ON TUESDAY WITH A LINGERING TROUGH AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES
OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES. A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP ON THIS TROUGH TUESDAY AND DISSIPATE OVER EASTERN ONTARIO
WEDNESDAY. A 30.0 INCH RIDGE OVER MINNESOTA WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL
WEAKEN TO 29.9 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON THURSDAY.

LSZ162-211615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017 /303 AM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS
RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-211615-
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-
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-211615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-211615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-211615-
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-
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-211615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
403 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-211615-
MAFOR 2109/
SUPERIOR WEST 11236 12136 11120 11810 11700 12620. PATCHY FOG
THROUGH THIS EVENING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11240 11246 12236 11220 11410 12520.
PATCHY FOG INTO THIS EVENING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11230 11236 11226 11223 11310 12510 11610.
PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11240 13230 11330 11420 11410 11510. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

VOSS

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/MQT/GLFTABLE

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
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