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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN WILL MOVE EAST TO SOUTHERN LAKE HURON BY EARLY EVENING AND
INTO SOUTHERN QUEBEC ON WEDNESDAY. IT WILL THEN MERGE OVER NEW
ENGLAND WITH ANOTHER LOW MOVING UP THE EAST COAST AND DEEPEN TO 29.4
INCHES ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. EXPECT A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING
30.2 INCHES EXTENDING WEST FROM THIS LOW TO REMAIN OVER LAKE SUPERIOR
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHILE A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER SOUTH
CENTRAL CANADA DRIFTS OVER NORTHWEST MINNESOTA. THIS HIGH WILL DRIFT
SLOWLY SOUTHEAST INTO THE GREAT LAKES THROUGH SATURDAY AND WEAKEN TO
30.2 INCHES.

LSZ162-162315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014 /902 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-162315-
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-
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-162315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-162315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 11
FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-162315-
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-
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW...CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY NOON.
WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS...WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-162315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1002 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
NOON. RAIN...CHANGING TO SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20
KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-162315-
MAFOR 1616/
SUPERIOR WEST 12840 15830. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON.
FREEZING SPRAY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 16847. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 16847. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 19146 12147 13137 13837. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

KLUBER




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