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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY WILL SHIFT EASTWARD INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT AS HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES BUILDS INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS. THE HIGH
WILL REACH THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. BY FRIDAY MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE OF
29.5 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS. EXPECT THE LOW TO
TRACK EAST ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SATURDAY THEN REACH QUEBEC BY
SUNDAY MORNING. THE LOW WILL SHIFT TO NORTHEASTERN QUEBEC SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.7 INCHES BUILDS FROM THE
NORTHERN PLAINS INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION.

LSZ162-270515-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014 /301 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-270515-
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-
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-270515-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-270515-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE
EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-270515-
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-
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING
SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-270515-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-270515-
MAFOR 2622/
SUPERIOR WEST 11847 12840 12830 12820 11710. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 14847 11847 11840 12830. FREEZING SPRAY.
FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13847 14847 11740. FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

SUPERIOR EAST 11510 11747 14847 11847 11840. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET.

$$

KEC





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