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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES OVER THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT WILL SHIFT OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES
ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS RIDGE WILL DRIFT EAST OVER THE MID
ATLANTIC STATES BY MONDAY MORNING. MEANWHILE...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
OF 29.3 INCHES DEVELOPS SUNDAY EVENING AND DEEPENS TO 28.9 INCHES AS
IT REACHES THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA ON MONDAY
MORNING. THIS LOW IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES
ON TUESDAY WHILE WEAKENING SLIGHTLY TO 29.2 INCHES. THE LOW WILL
WEAKEN FURTHER TO 29.4 INCHES OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON
WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO LINGER OVER THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING WHILE AVERAGING 29.6 INCHES.

LSZ162-270500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016 /247 PM CST SAT NOV 26 2016/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-270500-
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-
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-270500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-270500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-270500-
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-
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-270500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
347 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN
THE EVENING. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-270500-
MAFOR 2622/
SUPERIOR WEST 13400 11500 11400 12300 11210. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
MID MORNING SUNDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11600 13500 11400 12410 11310. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11600 13500 11400 13410. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11710 12600 11500 12400 11410 11320. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

RJT



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