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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1001 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OF 29.8 INCHES OVER THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES WILL DISSIPATE TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES
BUILDS OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO. THE HIGH WILL THEN BUILD TO 30.4 INCHES
AS IT MOVES TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES ORGANIZING OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT
WILL TRACK NORTHEAST...CROSSING FAR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND REACHING QUEBEC WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN ITS
WAKE...A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE PLAINS WEDNESDAY
MORNING WILL SHIFT EAST...REACHING THE UPPER GREAT LAKES EARLY
THURSDAY. AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE SHIFTS TO THE EAST COAST BY LATE
FRIDAY...A 30.1 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE EAST TO THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES.

LSZ162-012315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1001 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016 /901 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-012315-
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 MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-012315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. GALE
FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-012315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1001 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-012315-
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 MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-012315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-012315-
MAFOR 0116/
SUPERIOR WEST 11800 11700 12600 12700 11800 11110. WAVES 1 TO 2
FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11810 12700 13600 11700 11100. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11810 11800 11700 12500 12600 11400. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12810 11700 13600 11400 11310. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

JS


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