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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO WILL
DRIFT EASTWARD TO WESTERN QUEBEC THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A 29.6 INCH
LOW PRESSURE TROUGH DRIFTS FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO MANITOBA. THE
LOW WILL THEN SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH NORTHWEST ONTARIO WHILE DRAGGING
A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL THEN
EXPAND FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE GREAT LAKES REGION TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

LSZ162-241000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016 /853 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016/

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-241000-
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-
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-241000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-241000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-241000-
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-
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-241000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
953 PM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-241000-
MAFOR 2403/
SUPERIOR WEST 11230 11320 12310 11210 12220 11210. WAVES 2 TO 5
FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12210 12310 11320 11310 12320. WAVES 1 TO
4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12210 14310 12320. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11120 11210 14310 12210. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

KEC



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