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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.3 INCHES NORTHEAST OF LAKE SUPERIOR
WILL MOVE TO NEW ENGLAND ON FRIDAY BEFORE A 29.5 INCH TROUGH TRACKS
INTO NORTHWEST ONTARIO LATE FRIDAY. ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
AVERAGING 29.6 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS FRIDAY
NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 29.5 INCHES AS IT SHIFTS OVER THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION LATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AND THEN
INTO QUEBEC ON SUNDAY. AS THE LOW SHIFTS INTO NORTHEASTERN QUEBEC
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION.

LSZ162-182215-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014 /901 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014/

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

$$

LSZ263-182215-
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-
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-182215-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

$$

LSZ265-182215-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING 10 TO 20
KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-182215-
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-
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-182215-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-182215-
MAFOR 1815/
SUPERIOR WEST 14210 11310 12420 11430. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12310 13320 12430 11440. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11310 14320 12430 11440. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT BUILDING 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11210 11200 12210 11320 11420 11430 11440. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES BUILDING 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING.

$$

JS




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