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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER MINNESOTA WILL DRIFT
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH TONIGHT. A 29.9 INCH TROUGH
WILL THEN REMAIN OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS A
30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE PLAINS. A RIDGE AVERAGING
30.1 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER LAKE SUPERIOR ON SATURDAY AND THE LOWER
GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY AS A 29.8 INCH TROUGH CROSSES THE NORTHERN
PLAINS.

LSZ162-301715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016 /303 AM CST WED NOV 30 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-301715-
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-
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-301715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-301715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-301715-
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-
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-301715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
403 AM EST WED NOV 30 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-301715-
MAFOR 3010/
SUPERIOR WEST 11300 11200 11100 11110 11116 11826 11820 11830.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11300 11200 11110 11120 11126 11836 11827
11837. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11300 11100 11110 14810 11830. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 4
FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11300 12210 11200 11300 11400 11600 11700.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

$$

KEC



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