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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH TROUGH EXTENDING WESTWARD ACROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN TO 29.9 INCHES THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON AS A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE
PLAINS. THE RIDGE WILL CROSS LAKE SUPERIOR ON SATURDAY AND THE LOWER
GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. A 29.8 INCH TROUGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
SUNDAY MORNING WILL MOVE OVER WESTERN ONTARIO BY MONDAY MORNING. 29.5
INCH LOW PRESSURE TRACKING NORTHWARD FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO
SOUTHERN MANITOBA MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WILL SWING A 29.9 INCH
TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR ON TUESDAY.

LSZ162-022315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 /901 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-022315-
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-
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-022315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-022315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN
THE EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-022315-
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-
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING
TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-022315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-022315-
MAFOR 0216/
SUPERIOR WEST 11720 14710 11710 11700 11600. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12730 11720 12820 11810 12800. WAVES 1 TO 5
FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13730 13720 11710 11700. SCATTERED SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11840 12730 11830 11820 12810 11800. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

JLB



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