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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM JUST TO THE EAST OF LAKE
WINNIPEG WILL DROP SOUTHEAST OVER LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
SHIFT EAST ON MONDAY. THE LOW WILL THEN DEEPEN TO 29.0 INCHES ACROSS
SOUTHERN QUEBEC MONDAY NIGHT AS A TRAILING 29.5 INCH TROUGH MOVES
ACROSS LAKE HURON. A BRIEF 29.8 INCH RIDGE WILL EXTEND UP THROUGH
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE GULF
COAST TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. 29.2 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER
HUDSON BAY WILL DRAG A 29.7 INCH TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR ON
WEDNESDAY...WHICH WILL EXIT ACROSS EASTERN ONTARIO AND SOUTHERN
QUEBEC THURSDAY...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES BUILDS
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

LSZ162-162230-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014 /821 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014/

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-162230-
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-
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-162230-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-162230-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-162230-
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-
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-162230-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
921 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-162230-
MAFOR 1616/
SUPERIOR WEST 13540 11640 11637 11737 11730 11740. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING AND MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13540 11530 11537 11637 11627 11727.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 15530 11637 11627. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12540 14530 11527 11517. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.

$$

KEC





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