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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM JUST TO THE EAST OF LAKE
WINNIPEG WILL DROP SOUTHEAST OVER LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT...THEN
SLOWLY SHIFT EAST ON MONDAY. THE LOW WILL THEN DEEPEN TO 29.0 INCHES
ACROSS SOUTHERN QUEBEC MONDAY NIGHT AS A TRAILING 29.5 INCH TROUGH
MOVES ACROSS LAKE HURON. A BRIEF 29.8 INCH RIDGE WILL EXTEND UP
THROUGH LAKE SUPERIOR FROM A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS
THE GULF COAST TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. 29.2 INCH LOW PRESSURE
OVER HUDSON BAY WILL DRAG A 29.7 INCH TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR ON
WEDNESDAY...WHICH WILL EXIT ACROSS EASTERN ONTARIO AND SOUTHERN
QUEBEC THURSDAY...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES BUILDS
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

LSZ162-161715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014 /309 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014/

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

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-161715-
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-
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST 15 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-161715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-161715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-161715-
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-
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-161715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
409 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-161715-
MAFOR 1610/
SUPERIOR WEST 11640 14540 11640 11637 11737. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11640 14540 11530 11537 11637. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS TODAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11540 15530 11530. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
6 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 14540 14530. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET.

$$

KC




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