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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH TROUGH FROM MANITOBA INTO THE PLAINS WILL
MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ONTARIO AND THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY MORNING. AS THE TROUGH SHIFTS INTO NORTHEASTERN QUEBEC
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE
NORTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. A 29.7
INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL
DISSIPATE OVER EASTERN ONTARIO TUESDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE OHIO VALLEY BUILDS OVER THE GREAT LAKES.

LSZ162-191600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014 /247 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-191600-
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-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-191600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-191600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-191600-
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-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-191600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-191600-
MAFOR 1909/
SUPERIOR WEST 13430 11420 11526 11520 11510 11513. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12430 12440 11436 11420 11520 11523. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11430 13440 12436 11430 11520. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
5 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12430 12440 11446 12436 11430. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TONIGHT WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

JLB




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