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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW OVER QUEBEC WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD
THIS AFTERNOON AS A 30.0 INCH TROUGH LINGERS ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES. ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE OF 31.2 INCHES OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA AND
ALBERTA WILL NOSE A 30.5 INCH RIDGE SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THE HIGH WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST INTO
THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS BY TUESDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 31.0
INCHES. WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...A 29.3 INCH LOW OVER HUDSON
BAY WILL SWEEP A 29.6 INCH TROUGH ACROSS NORTHWEST ONTARIO AND INTO
THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL
BUILD SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN AND SOUTHERN MANITOBA ON
THURSDAY.

LSZ162-282300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014 /846 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-282300-
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-
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-282300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-282300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-282300-
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-
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-282300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
946 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-282300-
MAFOR 2816/
SUPERIOR WEST 11740 11730 15720. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12742 12732 14732. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT INTO
MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13742 14732 11732. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 13742 14732 11732. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 9
FEET.

$$

JLA





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