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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES OVER THE
GREAT LAKES WILL DRIFT OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.2 INCHES MOVES INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. AS THE RIDGE SHIFTS TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST...THE
CENTRAL PLAINS LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 28.9 INCHES AS IT PLOWS INTO THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ON MONDAY. 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 ON WEDNESDAY AND
THEN WILL LINGER OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
WHILE FILLING TO 29.6 INCHES.

LSZ162-271100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016 /852 PM CST SAT NOV 26 2016/

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

$$

LSZ263-271100-
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-
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-271100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 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 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-271100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH 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 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-271100-
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-
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 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 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-271100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
952 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 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 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-271100-
MAFOR 2704/
SUPERIOR WEST 11400 11500 11400 12300 11210 11220 11240. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH MID MORNING SUNDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT
AND SUNDAY. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12500 11400 12410 11310 11330 11340. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12500 11400 13410 11330 11340. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
SUNDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11600 11500 12400 11410 11320 12330. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.

$$

RJT



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