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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Superior
National Weather Service Marquette MI
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Superior

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the
highest 1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the
average of the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...Low pressure of 29.4 inches across Northern Quebec
will remain nearly stationary through Wednesday morning. A 30.0
inch ridge over the northern Plains will drift to the Upper Great
Lakes through Wednesday. The ridge will shift over the Lower Great
Lakes on Thursday as a 29.4 inch low develops near Lake Winnipeg.
This low will push a series of weak troughs across Lake Superior
Wednesday night through Saturday as it drifts eastward to central
Quebec. A 30.2 ridge will build across the central Plains on
Sunday as a 29.8 inch low forms over northern Ontario.

LSZ162-210400-
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017 /259 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots backing south in
the afternoon, then becoming east 5 to 15 knots late. A chance of
rain showers by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering southwest
late. A chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves subsiding to
calm to 2 feet, then building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots veering north after
midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots backing northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ263-210400-
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-
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering
west. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming east 5 to 15 knots late.
A slight chance of rain showers by mid afternoon. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south late. A
chance of showers through midnight, then showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. A slight chance of showers through
early afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming west
5 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots veering north after
midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots backing west. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ264-210400-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Patchy fog.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming south 5 to 15 knots
late. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering south
late. A slight chance of rain showers through midnight, then rain
showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots backing southwest by mid
afternoon. Patchy fog through early afternoon. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet, then building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming west
5 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots veering north after
midnight. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots backing west. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ265-210400-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots backing
west. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots
after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots backing east in the
afternoon, then veering southeast late. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering south
after midnight. A slight chance of showers through midnight, then
showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Patchy fog through early
afternoon. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms through early afternoon. Waves subsiding to calm to
2 feet, then building to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering west
after midnight. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 20 knots backing west. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots backing west. Waves calm
to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ266-210400-
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-
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Patchy fog.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Waves subsiding
to calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less
than 10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming east 5 to 15 knots
late. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering south
after midnight. A slight chance of rain showers through midnight,
then rain showers likely after midnight. Waves building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots veering west by mid
afternoon. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms through early afternoon. Patchy fog. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet, then building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots veering west
after midnight. Patchy fog. Waves subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Patchy fog through early
afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves subsiding
to calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots backing west. Waves calm
to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ267-210400-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
359 PM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Patchy fog.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds less than 10 knots veering north late.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
10 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through early afternoon. A chance of showers. Waves
subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
10 to 20 knots after midnight. Patchy fog. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves building to
1 to 3 feet, then subsiding to calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots backing west. Waves calm
to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ261-210400-
MAFOR 2021/
Superior West 11510 12610 13600 11500 11400. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Superior North Central 14610 11610 11600 12500. Patchy fog early
this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Superior South Central 11710 14610 11600 11800 11200. Patchy fog
this evening. Waves 2 feet or less.

Superior East 11713 12613 11603 13600 11500. Patchy fog through
mid morning Wednesday. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Kluber

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