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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...AS A 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHEAST ONTARIO EARLY
THIS MORNING DRIFTS EAST AND OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST ON
WEDNESDAY...EXPECT A 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE IN THE NORTHERN
PLAINS TO MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL SHIFT
INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES ON THURSDAY. MEANWHILE...A 29.4 INCH
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPING IN THE PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST AND OVER UPPER MICHIGAN ON FRIDAY BEFORE SHIFTING INTO
SOUTHEAST ONTARIO ON SATURDAY. IN ITS WAKE...A 30.4 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BUILD INTO SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA ON SATURDAY.

LSZ162-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 /302 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-221615-
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-
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ265-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE
FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FLURRIES.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ266-221615-
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-
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FLURRIES...PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. FLURRIES...PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ267-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
402 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FLURRIES...
PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE MORNING.
FLURRIES...PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ261-221615-
MAFOR 2209/
SUPERIOR WEST 11720 11710 11610 11510 11500 11400 12300. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12840 19850 11830 11730 12720 11710 11700.
WAVES 5 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13740 19750 11740 11730 11720 12710. ISOLATED
FLURRIES THIS MORNING. WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11740 12840 19850 12740 11730 11820 11810. ISOLATED
FLURRIES PATCHY DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING.
WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

KC




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