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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Superior
National Weather Service Marquette MI
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Superior

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the
highest 1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the
average of the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 inch trough over northern Minnesota will move
across Lake Superior today and reach the eastern Great Lakes on
Tuesday. A 30.2 inch high pressure extending from Manitoba to
Nebraska Tuesday night will move over Wisconsin Thursday morning
and remain over the Great Lakes through Friday.

LSZ162-201600-
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /255 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering west late. Waves
building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots backing south late. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest after
midnight. A slight chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building to 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots veering south. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ263-201600-
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-
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 10 to
20 knots in the afternoon, then veering west late. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots backing southwest in the
afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest after
midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing west by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ264-201600-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 10 to
20 knots in the afternoon, then diminishing to 5 to 15 knots
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less than
10 knots in the afternoon, then increasing to 5 to 15 knots late.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest after
midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing west by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves building 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.
.THURSDAY...South winds less than 10 knots increasing to 5 to
15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ265-201600-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering west after
midnight, then diminishing to 5 to 15 knots late. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms through midnight. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots
in the afternoon, then backing east late. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest
after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 knots backing northwest. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south. Waves calm to
2 feet.

$$

LSZ266-201600-
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-
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots backing south in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid
afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet, then building to
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering west after
midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight.
Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots backing east late. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest
after midnight. A chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north
20 to 30 knots after midnight. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet
occasionally to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
20 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing south. Waves
calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ267-201600-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
355 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 20 knots
late. A chance of showers and thunderstorms by mid afternoon.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
20 knots after midnight, then becoming west 5 to 15 knots late. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves building to 1 to
3 feet, then subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering north late. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
30 knots by mid afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet
occasionally to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots veering north
after midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to
20 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ261-201600-
MAFOR 2009/
Superior West 11510 11520 11510 11520 11620 11610 11710 11700.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Superior North Central 11510 14520 12610 11600. Waves 1 to 3
feet.

Superior South Central 12510 13410 12510 11610. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms late today through this evening. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Superior East 13510 11410 11420 12520 11610. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

JLB

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