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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES WILL EXIT ACROSS SOUTHERN
QUEBEC LATE TONIGHT WHILE HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES FROM HUDSON
BAY TO NORTHERN MANITOBA EXTENDS A 30.2 INCH RIDGE OVER THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES. THE RIDGE WILL BUILD TO 30.5 INCHES ON WEDNESDAY AND
SHIFT TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES AND MID ATLANTIC STATES ON THURSDAY
WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS LIFTS
NORTHEAST INTO THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. THIS LOW WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY ON FRIDAY WHILE A 30.1 INCH RIDGE
REMAINS OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. A 30.0 INCH LOW MOVES ACROSS
NORTHERN ONTARIO ON SATURDAY AS AN ASSOCIATED QUICK MOVING TROUGH
SWEEPS ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR.

LSZ162-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 /246 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-280400-
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-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-280400-
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-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-280400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-280400-
MAFOR 2721/
SUPERIOR WEST 11400 11100 12800 13100 11200. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12700 12800 11110 13810. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 14710 14810. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12710 11810 11800 12110 12810. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

RITZMAN


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