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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW OVER SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN THIS MORNING
WILL LIFT ACROSS MANITOBA TONIGHT...AND ACROSS ONTARIO TO HUDSON BAY
WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.2 INCHES. LOOK
FOR THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE TO REMAIN ACROSS HUDSON BAY INTO THE
WEEKEND. A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES EXTENDING FROM THE LOW WILL
MOVE ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE TROUGH WILL
SHIFT TO THE NEW ENGLAND STATES THURSDAY...ALLOWING A 29.9 INCH RIDGE
TO BUILD INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY. IT WILL QUICKLY BE
REPLACED BY A WEAK 29.8 INCH TROUGH ROTATING AROUND THE HUDSON BAY
LOW THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. A BRIEF 29.8 INCH RIDGE BUILDS IN ON
SATURDAY WHILE A 29.7 INCH TROUGH DEVELOPS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

LSZ162-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
40 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-282145-
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-
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30
KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-282145-
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-
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST WITH A FEW
GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-282145-
MAFOR 2815/
SUPERIOR WEST 13310 11320 11430 11530 11540 11550. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12310 12320 11330 12430 11540. PATCHY FOG
LATE TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12310 11320 12330 12430 11420. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11300 12310 11320 14430. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 FEET OR
LESS.

$$

KC


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