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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER MINNESOTA WILL MOVE
OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY MORNING AND REACH JAMES BAY ON SUNDAY
EVENING. AS THIS LOW MOVES OVER QUEBEC ON MONDAY...A 29.9 INCH RIDGE
AXIS WILL BUILD INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES...SOUTH OF A LARGER 30.4
INCH HIGH PRESSURE CENTER MOVING OVER HUDSON BAY ON TUESDAY. A 29.7
INCH LOW PRESSURE TAKING SHAPE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON TUESDAY
WILL DRIFT INTO MINNESOTA ON WEDNESDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
HUDSON BAY REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 29.8
INCHES AS IT CROSSES LAKE SUPERIOR ON THURSDAY.

LSZ162-290400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016 /251 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016/

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/
SUNDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-290400-
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-
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT SUNDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-290400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-290400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-290400-
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-
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-290400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
351 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-290400-
MAFOR 2821/
SUPERIOR WEST...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...13114 11104 11804
11514 12523. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1
TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...11204
11314 11414 12504 11414 11523 11623. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...11314 14414
11414 11524 11624. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 4.

SUPERIOR EAST...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...11314 11324 14424
11424 11514. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET.

$$

JS



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