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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH EXTENDING FROM THE
ARROWHEAD OF MINNESOTA TO WESTERN QUEBEC THIS AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT
SOUTHWARD ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT. IN ITS WAKE...A 30.2 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY. AS
THE HIGH QUICKLY SHIFTS TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC BY SATURDAY
MORNING...30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL
PLAINS. THIS LOW WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS UPPER MICHIGAN LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT. 30.1 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES FOR SUNDAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT TO THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES ON MONDAY AS A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE TRACKS EAST TO NORTHERN
ONTARIO. THE LOW WILL PASS A WEAK 29.9 INCH TROUGH SOUTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

LSZ162-260400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016 /254 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-260400-
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-
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-260400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-260400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-260400-
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-
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-260400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
354 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-260400-
MAFOR 2521/
SUPERIOR WEST 11640 11630 11620 11720 12810 11700 11500. WAVES 2 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11540 11630 11720 11710 13810 11700. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12630 11620 11720 11710 12810 11800. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11510 13620 14710. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

JS



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