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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE JUST SOUTH OF JAMES BAY WILL
DEEPEN TO 29.3 INCHES AS IT SHIFTS INTO QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...THIS WILL DRAG A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES ACROSS LAKE
SUPERIOR. EXPECT A 30.1 INCH RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY TO PUSH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY THURSDAY. WEAK 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND MOVE TO SOUTHERN LAKE HURON BY FRIDAY
MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.8 INCHES. IN ITS WAKE...30.6 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN CANADA THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.4 INCHES LATE SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST
OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

LSZ162-291015-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014 /910 PM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-291015-
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-
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-291015-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS... POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2
FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-291015-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING 4 TO 7
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-291015-
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-
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST 20 TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. RAIN MAY BE MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 9
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9
TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-291015-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1010 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-291015-
MAFOR 2903/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11650 19740 12740 12730
11720 11620 11710. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 8
FEET OVERNIGHT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11750 14740 11730
12720. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN.
ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 9 FEET
OVERNIGHT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11650 11746 14740
11730 11720. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
TONIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11650 11646 11746 14740
11730. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET.

$$

KEC





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