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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN
ONTARIO TONIGHT THEN BUILD TO 30.4 INCHES AS IT MOVES TO SOUTHERN
QUEBEC TUESDAY MORNING. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES
ORGANIZING OVER THE PANHANDLE OF OKLAHOMA TONIGHT WILL TRACK
NORTHEAST AND CROSS FAR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY
MORNING...REACHING SOUTHERN QUEBEC LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN ITS
WAKE...A 30.3 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL SHIFT EAST...REACHING THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
EARLY THURSDAY. AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE SHIFTS TO THE EAST COAST
ON FRIDAY MORNING...A 30.1 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER SOUTHERN
MANITOBA WILL MOVE EAST TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. A 29.9 INCH LOW
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE TROUGH JUST NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR AND DEEPEN
TO 29.7 INCHES TO THE SOUTH OF JAMES BAY BY SATURDAY MORNING. A 30.1
INCH RIDGE MOVES ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

LSZ162-021100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016 /900 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016/

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ263-021100-
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-
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BACKING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ264-021100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-021100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-021100-
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-
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-021100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1000 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-021100-
MAFOR 0204/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12700 11810 12110 11130
11140 11150. CHANCE OF SNOW TUESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TUESDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11600 12700
12100 11210 11130 11147 19157. WAVES CALM TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12600 11700 12300 11220 12247. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TUESDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11710 11700 12300 11310 11320 12247. WAVES CALM TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TUESDAY EVENING.

$$

PETRO


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