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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO THIS MORNING
WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST TO EASTERN ONTARIO BY THIS EVENING...AS A
30.3 INCH RIDGE DRIFTS EAST OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES. TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY...THE LOW WILL TRACK TO NEW ENGLAND AS A 30.1 INCH RIDGE
MOVES INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES AND LINGERS THROUGH THURSDAY. A
TROUGH OF 29.6 INCHES WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF A 29.2 INCH LOW TRACKING ACROSS CENTRAL CANADA
TO JAMES BAY ON SATURDAY.

LSZ162-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017 /911 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2017/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-142315-
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-
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-142315-
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-
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1011 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-142315-
MAFOR 1416/
SUPERIOR WEST 13730 14830 11820. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE EARLY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11730 11740
11851 11850 14842. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TONIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
OVERNIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11637 11747
12757 12857 11847 11747. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING...THEN
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 4
TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND 8 TO 13
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11637 11737 11757 14857
11847. FREEZING SPRAY FROM LATE EVENING ON TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 8
TO 12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WEDNESDAY
MORNING.


$$

JS



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