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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER SOUTHERN HUDSON BAY WILL
DRIFT SLOWLY EAST INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC EARLY THIS MORNING WHILE A
29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS MOVES TO NEAR LAKE
WINNIPEG WHERE IT REMAINS THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. EXPECT ANOTHER 29.6
INCH LOW TO DEVELOP IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS ON FRIDAY AND DRIFT INTO
THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. A LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES WILL EXTEND FROM THIS LOW INTO
THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH MONDAY.

LSZ162-261600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016 /255 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-261600-
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-
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-261600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-261600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-261600-
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-
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-261600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-261600-
MAFOR 2609/
SUPERIOR WEST 11113 11103 11203 12103 12203 11103. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11216 12213 13203 11303 11203. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11313 11503 11603 11803 11203 13303.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11326 11323 11513 11603 11703 11203 11303 11403.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS TONIGHT.

$$

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