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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...AS A 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE CENTER IN THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY DRIFTS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES EARLY NEXT WEEK...A 29.7
INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE THROUGH
NORTHERN MINNESOTA AND OVER LAKE SUPERIOR ON MONDAY. EXPECT ANOTHER
29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TAKING SHAPE IN THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
TODAY TO MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY ON
MONDAY...ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN ON TUESDAY AND THEN INTO SOUTHEAST
CANADA ON WEDNESDAY. IN ITS WAKE...A 30.5 INCH HIGH PRESSURE NEAR
LAKE WINNIPEG ON TUESDAY WILL DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTHEAST AND OVER THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES ON THURSDAY.

LSZ162-141700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014 /258 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-141700-
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-
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN IN THE
EVENING. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-141700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE EVENING. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-141700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-141700-
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-
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE EVENING. RAIN. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-141700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE
MORNING. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-141700-
MAFOR 1410/
SUPERIOR WEST 11300 15210 11300. PATCHY FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY
THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE TODAY. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. CHANCE OF
RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12600 11300 11200 11210 12320 11310. PATCHY
FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11500 11400 12300 13310 11420. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 12600 11500 11400 11310 13320. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET,

$$

JLB




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