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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OF 29.8 INCHES FROM FAR SOUTHERN
QUEBEC TO UPPER MICHIGAN WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE TODAY. A 30.0 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL THEN MOVE OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS RIDGE WILL PUSH EAST THURSDAY NIGHT
AS A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES OVER MINNESOTA FRIDAY
MORNING. THE TROUGH WILL DEEPEN TO 29.6 INCHES AS IT REACHES
WISCONSIN AND UPPER MICHIGAN SATURDAY AND EXTENDS FROM QUEBEC TO
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS SUNDAY.

LSZ162-171600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016 /259 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-171600-
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-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-171600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-171600-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-171600-
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-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-171600-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
359 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-171600-
MAFOR 1709/
SUPERIOR WEST 12600 15500. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 14600 13500 11400. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12600 11700 11800 11200 11300 12400. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 14600 11700 11600 12500. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

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