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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW WILL TRACK TO NEW ENGLAND BY THIS
AFTERNOON AS A 30.1 INCH RIDGE MOVES INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
AND LINGERS THROUGH THURSDAY. A TROUGH OF 29.6 INCHES WILL DROP
SOUTH INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF A 29.2 INCH
LOW TRACKING ACROSS CENTRAL CANADA TO JAMES BAY ON SATURDAY. A
29.7 INCH TROUGH LINGERS OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY AS
A 30.1 INCH RIDGE MOVES OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY.

LSZ162-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017 /258 AM CST WED FEB 15 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 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 CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-151700-
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-
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH 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 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 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...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREQUENT
GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-151700-
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-
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-151700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
358 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-151700-
MAFOR 1510/
SUPERIOR WEST 11830 11820 11810 11710 11700 11100 11110 11210.
WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...
11840 11840 14830 11820 11110. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
WARNING IN EFFECT...11757 12747 11737 11730 11830 11820 11810.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
8 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN
EFFECT...11857 14847 11837 12820. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THIS
MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET TODAY
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

KEC


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