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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS, WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVE, ALONG WITH THE
AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10% OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL
OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES AND MID ATLANTIC STATES LATE THIS EVENING WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS SOUTHERN NOVA SCOTIA ON FRIDAY EVENING. A 29.9 INCH RIDGE
EXTENDING FROM NORTHERN QUEBEC TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL SHIFT
TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES BY LATE FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4
INCHES MOVES INTO CENTRAL MANITOBA. THIS LOW WILL WEAKEN TO 29.6
INCHES OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO ON SATURDAY AND REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY THROUGH SUNDAY. THE LOW WILL MOVE NEAR JAMES BAY ON
MONDAY EVENING AT 29.5 INCHES. THIS LOW WILL LINGER NEAR JAMES BAY
AND NORTHERN QUEBEC THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 29.6 INCHES.
MEANWHILE A 29.8 INCH TROUGH REMAINS OVER LAKE SUPERIOR THROUGH
TUESDAY.

LSZ162-261000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 /847 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017/

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-261000-
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-
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-261000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-261000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-261000-
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-
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-261000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
947 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS VEERING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-261000-
MAFOR 2603/
SUPERIOR WEST 12210 14200 11210 11200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11200 15300 11310. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11200 11600 11500 12300 13310. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11100 11800 11700 11800 11400 11600 11100 11200.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

TITUS

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/MQT/GLFTABLE

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES



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