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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.7 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL CROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES AS A
29.4 INCH LOW EXITS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES. THIS RIDGE WILL REMAIN
OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH SUNDAY. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS LATE SUNDAY
INTO THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION BY MONDAY AS IT DEEPENS TO 29.7
INCHES. A TROUGH OF 29.9 INCHES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TUESDAY.

LSZ162-091715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016 /304 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-091715-
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-
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-091715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-091715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-091715-
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-
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-091715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
404 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-091715-
MAFOR 0910/
SUPERIOR WEST 16720. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12827 11720 11727 12720 12727. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11827 13727 12737 12727. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12820 12810 12817 11827 11817. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

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