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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE JUST TO THE NORTHEAST OF EASTERN
LAKE SUPERIOR WILL HEAD NORTH TO JAMES BAY THIS AFTERNOON WHILE
DEEPENING 29.3 INCHES. EXPECT A 30.1 INCH RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO PUSH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THURSDAY. WEAK 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND MOVE TO SOUTHERN LAKE
HURON BY FRIDAY MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.8 INCHES. IN ITS
WAKE...30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN CANADA
THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.4 INCHES LATE
SATURDAY.

LSZ162-282330-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014 /1025 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS . WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-282330-
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-
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO 35
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS THIS EVENING BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-282330-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON NEAR THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS NEAR THE KEWEENAW
PENINSULA THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-282330-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-282330-
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-
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-282330-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1125 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-282330-
MAFOR 2815 AMD/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12646 12650 12740 12730.
NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11720 11640 12650
12740 11840 11740. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12640 12640 19650 11640 13740. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 14640 12646 12740. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

SRF








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