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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH TROUGH WILL CROSS LAKE SUPERIOR THROUGH THIS
EVENING...AND WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A 30.1 INCH RIDGE TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. 29.8 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD TO THE NORTH OF
LAKE SUPERIOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. 30.9 INCH HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
AND THEN WEAKEN TO 30.4 INCHES THROUGH SUNDAY.

LSZ162-112300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017 /848 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017/

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
EARLY EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-112300-
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-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-112300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-112300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-112300-
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-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 11
FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-112300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES
TO 35 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-112300-
MAFOR 1116/
SUPERIOR WEST...11630 11730 11720 12710 11700 11620 11530. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...12630 11730 13710 11600 11520. FREEZING
SPRAY LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...12637 11730 13710 11700 11610. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...11547 11647 11737 11727 11817 11810 11110 11200.
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
MORNING.

$$

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