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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.1 INCH RIDGE WILL LINGER ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES THROUGH LATE LATE THIS EVENING. A TROUGH OF 29.6 INCHES
WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF A
29.4 INCH LOW TRACKING ACROSS CENTRAL CANADA TO JAMES BAY ON
SATURDAY. A 29.7 INCH TROUGH LINGERS OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON
SATURDAY AND MOVES OUT ON SUNDAY AS A 30.0 INCH RIDGE MOVES OVER
THE GREAT LAKES. ON MONDAY...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL
DROP SOUTHEAST FROM CENTRAL CANADA EAST OF THE HUDSON BAY WHILE A
LOW OF 29.7 INCHES TRAVERSES THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

LSZ162-161645-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017 /244 AM CST THU FEB 16 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-161645-
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-
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-161645-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-161645-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-161645-
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-
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-161645-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
344 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-161645-
MAFOR 1610/
SUPERIOR WEST 14310 11310 13420. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11200 11300 11310 14420 11420. WAVES 1 TO
4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11800 11300 11310 11410 14420. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12100 12300 11310 11420 12430. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

KEC



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