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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.9 INCH LOW OVER EASTERN ONTARIO THIS MORNING WILL
HEAD NORTH TO HUDSON BAY TODAY. A 29.8 INCH TROUGH LINGERING OVER THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A 30.1
INCH RIDGE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. 29.8 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK
EASTWARD TO THE NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. 30.9 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKES REGION FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT AND THEN WEAKEN TO 30.4 INCHES
THROUGH SUNDAY.

LSZ162-111700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017 /300 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ THIS
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST /NOON
CST/ THIS AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREQUENT GALE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-111700-
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-
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-111700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 12 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-111700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST STORM FORCE WINDS TO 50 KNOTS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-111700-
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-
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST STORM FORCE WINDS TO 50 KNOTS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 15 TO 20 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 12 TO 17 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-111700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST STORM FORCE WINDS TO 50 KNOTS. FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 15 TO 20 FEET SUBSIDING TO 15 TO
20 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-111700-
MAFOR 1110/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN
EFFECT...11652 11642 11630 11730 11720 12710 11700. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
WARNING IN EFFECT...12652 12630 11730 13710. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH MID MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TODAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...STORM WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
WARNING IN EFFECT...11652 19672 11647 12637 11730 13710. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID
MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST...STORM WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN
EFFECT...11660 19670 12547 11647 11737 11727 11817 11810. FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH
EARLY EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 14 TO 19 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

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