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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.1 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER CENTRAL QUEBEC WILL WEAKEN
TODAY TO 29.3 INCHES AS A 29.6 INCH TROUGH EXITS THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES TO THE EAST. IN ITS WAKE...A 30.3 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER
CENTRAL CANADA WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THIS
AFTERNOON AND THEN INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY ON SUNDAY. A 29.7 INCH
LOW PRESSURE NEAR LAKE WINNIPEG ON SUNDAY MORNING WILL THEN SLIDE
SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY BEFORE
REACHING THE MID ATLANTIC STATES ON TUESDAY. A 30.1 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE OVER CENTRAL CANADA WILL THEN PUSH INTO THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES ON TUESDAY AND LINGER THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...WHILE
SPREADING ACROSS THE ENTIRE GREAT LAKES REGION.

LSZ162-181600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014 /249 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-181600-
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-
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH NOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-181600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-181600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
BY SUNRISE. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 8
TO 11 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-181600-
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-
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-181600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
349 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-181600-
MAFOR 1809/
SUPERIOR WEST 11840 11830 11820 11710 12500 11510 11410. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12840 11830 12820 11810 11710 11500. ISOLATED
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS
TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11850 12840 12830
11820 11710 11700. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11850 12840 12830 12820
11810. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

SRF








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