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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER LAKE HURON WILL REACH THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES AND NEW YORK STATE TUESDAY NIGHT WITH A 30.4 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDING FROM CENTRAL CANADA INTO THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. EXPECT THIS
RIDGE TO MOVE TO THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES BY FRIDAY WHILE ANOTHER
RIDGE OF 30.9 INCHES BUILDS FROM CENTRAL CANADA TO THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY AND WESTERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND.

LSZ162-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /256 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT
CST/ TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-090500-
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-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-090500-
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-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-090500-
MAFOR 0822/
SUPERIOR WEST...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...11837
11847 11830 14842 11832. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING AND HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
WARNING IN EFFECT...13847 14857 11857. FREEZING SPRAY THIS
EVENING...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY. WAVES 5 TO
9 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...
13747 19757 14847 11847. FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY TUESDAY. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...11747
11737 13837 13847. FREEZING SPRAY LATE TONIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY
TUESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET.

$$

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