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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK 30.1 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER EASTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR EARLY THIS MORNING WILL SLIDE INTO QUEBEC TODAY AS A 30.2
INCH RIDGE QUICKLY SLIDES JUST NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR. AT THE SAME
TIME...29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER ALBERTA WILL SLOWLY DRIFT
SOUTHEASTWARD INTO SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN. THIS LOW WILL THEN PASS
THROUGH UPPER MICHIGAN SUNDAY NIGHT WHILE FILLING TO 29.6 INCHES. THE
LOW WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN INTO A LINGERING 29.9 INCH
TROUGH EXTENDING WESTWARD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION BY WEDNESDAY.
MEANWHILE...A 30.4 INCH RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE PLAINS STATES.

LSZ162-061715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016 /305 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-061715-
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-
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-061715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-061715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-061715-
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-
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-061715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
405 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-061715-
MAFOR 0610/
SUPERIOR WEST 11630 11620 11520 11410 13420 11530. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11730 11720 11810 11100 11227 12337 11427.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11640 11637 12627 11410 11320 11420 11430.
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
THIS MORNING AND LATE TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11647 11737 11727 11720 11100 11320 12427.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 9
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

KEC



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