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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC
WILL KEEP A 30.1 INCH RIDGE OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES MOVING
INTO HUDSON BAY THIS EVENING WILL BRING A 29.8 INCH TROUGH INTO THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE SOUTH
OF JAMES BAY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THEN LIFT INTO QUEBEC THROUGH
TUESDAY. THIS WILL EXPAND THE 29.8 INCH TROUGH INTO THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES EXTENDING FROM
THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY EVENING WILL
EXPAND INTO THE GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-120400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014 /253 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-120400-
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-
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-120400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. 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...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-120400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

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

$$

LSZ266-120400-
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-
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

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

$$

LSZ267-120400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
353 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-120400-
MAFOR 1121/
SUPERIOR WEST 11510 11520 12510 11610 12600 11510. PATCHY FOG WITH
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.
PATCHY FOG SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12420 12520 13610 11510. PATCHY FOG WITH
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.
PATCHY FOG SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11410 11420 12520 11510 11500 11700 11800.
PATCHY FOG WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR EAST 14420 11520 11510 11500 11600. PATCHY FOG WITH SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS
SATURDAY.

$$

JS




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