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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
355 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.5 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER HUDSON BAY AND NORTHERN
ONTARIO WILL DRIFT EASTWARD THROUGH THE WEEKEND...REACHING NORTHERN
QUEBEC ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL PLACE A 30.2 INCH RIDGE ACROSS LAKE
SUPERIOR. MEANWHILE...A 29.6 INCH LOW OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY ON SUNDAY. A 30.4 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE IN THE PLAINS SUNDAY WILL EXPAND INTO THE WESTERN GREAT
LAKES ON MONDAY BEFORE DISSIPATING TUESDAY MORNING AS A 29.5 INCH
LOW PRESSURE TRACKS SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS FAR NORTHERN ONTARIO. THE
LOW WILL PASS A 29.6 INCH TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. AS THE LOW MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS QUEBEC TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY...30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS MANITOBA
AND FAR NORTHWEST ONTARIO AND THEN INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
THURSDAY.

LSZ162-010400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
355 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016 /255 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-010400-
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 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-010400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-010400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
355 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-010400-
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 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-010400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-010400-
MAFOR 3021/
SUPERIOR WEST 15120 11120 11110. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11110 14120 11120 11110 11800. WAVES 1 TO
4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12810 13120 12110 11810. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11810 15120 11810. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

JS


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