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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA WILL
MOVE OVER HUDSON BAY INTO THIS AFTERNOON WHILE PUSHING A TROUGH
AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES TOWARD WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. A 29.7 INCH LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL RIDE UP ALONG THE
TROUGH...AND DEEPEN TO 29.4 INCHES OVER LAKE SUPERIOR BY DAYBREAK
FRIDAY...BEFORE DEEPENING FURTHER TO 29.1 INCHES AS IT EXITS TOWARD
JAMES BAY AND NORTHERN ONTARIO THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY. AS A
RESULT...A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.5 INCHES WILL REMAIN ACROSS LAKE
SUPERIOR FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

LSZ162-021615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 /304 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-021615-
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-
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-021615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH GALES
TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-021615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT..THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-021615-
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-
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-021615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
404 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-021615-
MAFOR 0209/
SUPERIOR WEST 13500 12600 11100 11806 11816. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12410 12500 12300 11206 11116. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN RAIN
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11410 11420 11410 11300 12200 11216 11126.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING. RAIN TONIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12426 11426 13310 11316 11226. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
THIS MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

$$

JLA




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