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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK LOW PRESSURE AREA AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES OVER THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES WILL MOVE TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC AND NEW ENGLAND BY
SATURDAY MORNING. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES
WILL PUSH OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES SATURDAY AND INTO THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS RIDGE WILL DRIFT EAST OVER THE
MID ATLANTIC STATES BY MONDAY MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES
DEVELOPS SUNDAY EVENING AND DEEPENS TO 28.9 INCHES AS IT REACHES THE
NORTHERN PLAINS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA BY MONDAY MORNING. THIS LOW IS
FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY WHILE
WEAKENING SLIGHTLY TO 29.2 INCHES. THE LOW WILL WEAKEN FURTHER TO
29.4 INCHES OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-261100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016 /857 PM CST FRI NOV 25 2016/

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-261100-
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-
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-261100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 45 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-261100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...DRIZZLE AND
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 45 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 7 TO
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-261100-
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-
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-261100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
957 PM EST FRI NOV 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 45 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 45 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-261100-
MAFOR 2604/
SUPERIOR WEST 13610 13510 12400. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12710 12700 11600 11500 12400. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT THROUGH MID MORNING SATURDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12720 12710 11610 11600 11500 11400.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT THROUGH MID SATURDAY MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 FEET
OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11710 11717 14710 12700. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE OVERNIGHT THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

RJT



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