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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...30.8 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION WILL
REACH THE NORTHEASTERN STATES BY THIS AFTERNOON AS A 30.3 INCH TROUGH
OVER EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR TRACKS EASTWARD. A 30.5 INCH RIDGE WILL
THEN BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY AND THE
GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY BEFORE WEAKENING ON MONDAY. 29.6 INCH LOW
PRESSURE WILL THEN TRACK NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
REGION ON TUESDAY...AND WILL THEN BE FOLLOWED BY A WEAK 29.8 INCH
RIDGE ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-142300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017 /859 AM CST SAT JAN 14 2017/

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST /NOON CST/
THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH NOON. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH FREEZING RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-142300-
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-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH FREEZING RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-142300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS THROUGH
NOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY THROUGH NOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SLEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-142300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
THROUGH NOON. FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING
RAIN AND RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SLEET...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-142300-
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-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS THROUGH
NOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-142300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-142300-
MAFOR 1416/
SUPERIOR WEST...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...10632 11630
12620 13610 11520 11530. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
5 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN
EFFECT...10632 11640 12630 12720 11610 11620 11530. FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12640 12630 12620 11610 11520. FREEZING
SPRAY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 12641 12730 11720 11710 11610 11520. FREEZING
SPRAY TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WAVES 6
TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING.

$$

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