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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.3 INCH HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL REACH THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY AND THE MID
ATLANTIC STATES SATURDAY. MEANWHILE...A 29.4 INCH LOW JUST EAST OF
THE CANADIAN ROCKIES WILL SHIFT EAST TODAY AND MOVE OVER FAR SOUTHERN
HUDSON BAY BY SATURDAY MORNING. A 29.6 TROUGH TRAILING THIS LOW TO
THE SOUTHWEST WILL SINK SOUTHEAST OVER LAKE SUPERIOR SATURDAY
EVENING. AS THE HIGH DRIFTS OFF THE EAST COAST SATURDAY NIGHT...A
29.3 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TAKE SHAPE IN THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY. EXPECT THIS LOW TO LIFT NORTHEAST AND REACH THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES ON MONDAY AFTERNOON WHILE DEEPENING TO 28.9 INCHES AND THEN
REACH QUEBEC TUESDAY.

LSZ162-211715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014 /306 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN...DRIZZLE...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-211715-
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-
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-211715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-211715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS...WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST. SNOW...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-211715-
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-
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY...THEN SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-211715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
406 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY...THEN SNOW LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-211715-
MAFOR 2110/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12530 13540 13550. FREEZING
SPRAY TODAY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11620 11630 12540
14550. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY. WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12630 11530 12540
13540 19550. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11737 11630 11530 12540
13550. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY THIS MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET
TONIGHT.

$$

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