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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.0 INCH RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES WILL SLOWLY SHIFT TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY. LOOK FOR AN ELONGATED AREA OF 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL PLAINS SUNDAY MORNING TO PUSH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...AS THE LOW DEEPENS TO 29.6 INCHES ACROSS
IOWA ON MONDAY. THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH ACROSS LOWER
MICHIGAN AT 29.7 INCHES ON TUESDAY...AND EXIT ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES TUESDAY NIGHT. 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM SOUTH
CENTRAL CANADA THROUGH THE CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY NIGHT WILL CROSS
THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AT 30.3
INCHES.

LSZ162-141045-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014 /838 PM CST SAT DEC 13 2014/

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG AND
DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-141045-
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-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-141045-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY...THEN SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-141045-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-141045-
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-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-141045-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
938 PM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-141045-
MAFOR 1404/
SUPERIOR WEST 11510 11510 11400 11300 11200 11210 11220 11210.
PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12610 11600 13300 11310 11320. PATCHY FOG
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13610 11500 11410 12310 11320. PATCHY FOG
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 13710 11600 11500 11400 12310. PATCHY FOG OVERNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY EVENING.

$$

JS




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