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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...30.8 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN AND
EASTERN MONTANA THIS MORNING WILL SINK ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS
TODAY AT 30.7 INCHES...AND THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT...AND MID
ATLANTIC STATES OVER THE WEEKEND. EXPECT A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM OVER NORTHERN HUDSON BAY ON SUNDAY TO SLIDE ACROSS NORTHERN
QUEBEC MONDAY AT 29.5 INCHES. THIS WILL DRAG A 30.0 INCH TROUGH
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A 30.3 INCH RIDGE
BUILDS IN FROM HIGH PRESSURE SETTLING ACROSS THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY ON MONDAY.

LSZ162-262300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-262300-
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-
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-262300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ265-262300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ266-262300-
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-
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ267-262300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
954 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$
LSZ261-262300-
MAFOR 2616/
SUPERIOR WEST 12710 12720 12710 12620. WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY
ICE COVERED AREAS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 15720 11720 11620. WAVES OMITTED FOR
MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13720 11730 12720 12620. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED
AREAS.

SUPERIOR EAST 15720 11720 11620. WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE
COVERED AREAS.

$$

JS


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