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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.
WILL SLOWLY DRIFT SOUTHEAST WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES OVER
CENTRAL CANADA MOVES EAST INTO HUDSON BAY. THIS LOW WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT INTO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY AND INTO THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
QUEBEC TO SOUTHERN ILLINOIS SUNDAY. AS THE LOW MOVES OVER NORTHERN
QUEBEC SUNDAY NIGHT...A 30.0 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. THE HIGH WILL STRENGTHEN TO 30.2 INCHES OVER THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES MONDAY.

LSZ162-181630-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016 /324 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-181630-
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-
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-181630-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-181630-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-181630-
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-
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-181630-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
424 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-181630-
MAFOR 1809/
SUPERIOR WEST 13500 14400 11506. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11400 12500 12400 12410 11510. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13400 12300 11310 11410 11510. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 13400 12300 11310 12410. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

RJT



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