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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.3 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER EASTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR WILL DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT AS A 30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES. EXPECT THIS HIGH TO MOVE EAST
INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES ON SUNDAY AND WEAKEN FURTHER TO 30.4
INCHES AHEAD OF A 29.8 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVING EAST ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA AND THE NORTHERN PLAINS. THIS TROUGH WILL MOVE
INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON MONDAY TO THE SOUTH OF A 29.5 INCH
LOW PRESSURE DRIFTING ACROSS CENTRAL CANADA TOWARD HUDSON BAY. LOOK
FOR THIS LOW TO SHIFT INTO QUEBEC ON TUESDAY AND DRAG ANOTHER 29.8
INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. A 30.3 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE OVER SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA ON TUESDAY WILL MOVE OVER THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-132300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016 /850 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH NOON. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ263-132300-
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-
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING WEST LATE. FREEZING
SPRAY LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ264-132300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-132300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-132300-
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-
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-132300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
950 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-132300-
MAFOR 1316/
SUPERIOR WEST 11720 12610 12510 12420 11430. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...
11742 11730 11720 11710 11600 11510 11420 11430. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
SUBSIDING TO 3 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...
12747 11730 11720 11710 11610 11510 11430. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
TODAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THIS EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8
FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...11847
12837 11827 11100 11310 11420 11430. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TODAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

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