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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH TROUGH OVER NORTHEASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR LATE
THIS MORNING WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A 29.9
INCH RIDGE THAT WILL BRIEFLY CROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND THIS EVENING. A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
THIS EVENING WILL MOVE NORTH TO WESTERN ONTARIO TUESDAY EVENING AND
DEEPEN TO 29.4 INCHES. THE LOW WILL DRIFT EAST TO JAMES BAY BY
WEDNESDAY EVENING WHILE WEAKENING TO 29.5 INCHES. THIS LOW WILL
REMAIN STATIONARY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE
EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE 30.6 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

LSZ162-052300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 /857 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-052300-
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-
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH NOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-052300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
NOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-052300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-052300-
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-
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH NOON.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-052300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
957 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
NOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-052300-
MAFOR 0516/
SUPERIOR WEST 10630 11620 11410 11320 11330 12430 12530. CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11630 11620 11510 11420 11330 13440.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...11630 11520 11410 11420 11430 13440. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11630 11620 11510 12420
11440 12450. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 7 FEET TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

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