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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...AS 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY
DRIFTS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES BY MONDAY...A 29.7 INCH LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN
MINNESOTA AND OVER LAKE SUPERIOR. EXPECT ANOTHER 29.5 INCH LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TAKING SHAPE IN THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TODAY TO MOVE
NORTHEAST INTO THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY ON MONDAY...ACROSS
LOWER MICHIGAN ON TUESDAY AND THEN INTO SOUTHEAST CANADA ON
WEDNESDAY. IN ITS WAKE...A 30.5 INCH HIGH PRESSURE NEAR LAKE WINNIPEG
ON TUESDAY WILL DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTHEAST AND OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
ON THURSDAY.

LSZ162-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014 /901 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-142315-
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-
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2
FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SNOW...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SNOW...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-142315-
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-
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-142315-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1001 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW
IN THE MORNING BECOMING ALL SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-142315-
MAFOR 1416/
SUPERIOR WEST 14210 11210 11300 11403 11503. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE THIS
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH TONIGHT. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE THIS
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. WAVES CALM
TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11300 11200 11210 12320 11310 12410. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE TONIGHT. PATCHY
FOG OVERNIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN MONDAY MORNING.
WAVES CALM TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12300 13310 13420. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN MONDAY
MORNING. WAVES CALM TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11500 11400 11310 13320 12420. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

KEC




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