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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER EASTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR THIS MORNING WILL DRIFT EASTWARD INTO WESTERN QUEBEC THIS
AFTERNOON. A 29.9 INCH TROUGH WILL ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
THROUGH FRIDAY AS A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE
PLAINS. A RIDGE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER LAKE SUPERIOR ON
SATURDAY AND THE LOWER GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. A 29.8 INCH TROUGH OVER
THE NORTHERN PLAINS SUNDAY MORNING WILL MOVE OVER WESTERN ONTARIO BY
MONDAY MORNING.

LSZ162-011715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016 /301 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-011715-
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-
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-011715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-011715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS... POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-011715-
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-
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-011715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-011715-
MAFOR 0110/
SUPERIOR WEST 12830 11820 12720 12820 11720. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13847 11737 12747 12730. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS FROM LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13847 14747 11730. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11810 11840 11847 11747 14737. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY MID MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 6 FEET.

$$

KEC



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