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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL REACH THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. BY FRIDAY MORNING...KEEPING A RIDGE
AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR. AT THE SAME TIME...LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS.
EXPECT THE LOW TO TRACK EAST ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SATURDAY
THEN REACH QUEBEC BY SUNDAY MORNING. THE LOW WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHEASTERN QUEBEC SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.7 INCHES BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS INTO THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES REGION.

LSZ162-271700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014 /300 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-271700-
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-
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-271700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-271700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-271700-
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-
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-271700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-271700-
MAFOR 2710/
SUPERIOR WEST 11830 12820 11710 12610 11620 11520. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13830 11730 11720 11710 11610 11520. FREEZING
SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12747 11740 12730 11720 11620 11520. FREEZING
SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11840 14830 11820 11810 11610. FREEZING SPRAY INTO THIS
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

VOSS




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