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FZUS63 KMQT 310206
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.1 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHERN HUDSON BAY WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH THE WEEKEND WHILE SLOWLY FILLING TO
29.5 INCHES. EXPECT A SERIES OF TROUGHS AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES
ROTATING AROUND THE HUDSON BAY LOW TO CROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. TWO WEAKER TROUGHS WILL PASS OVER LAKE SUPERIOR
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...AND A STRONGER
TROUGH WILL MOVE OVER LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY NIGHT. A 30.1 INCH RIDGE
OVER SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA WILL SLOWLY BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS THE HUDSON BAY LOW DRIFTS
EASTWARD ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN QUEBEC.

LSZ162-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-311000-
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-
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-311000-
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-
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1006 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-311000-
MAFOR 3103/
SUPERIOR WEST 16620. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12620 12610 14620. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 16620. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 16610. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

MZ


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