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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
359 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER UPPER MICHIGAN THIS
MORNING WILL MOVE OVER LAKE HURON LATE TODAY. THE LOW WILL REACH THE
LOWER LAKES AND NEW YORK STATE TUESDAY NIGHT AS A 30.4 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS FROM WESTERN ONTARIO THROUGH THE CENTRAL
PLAINS INTO WEDNESDAY. EXPECT THIS RIDGE TO EXTEND FROM SASKATCHEWAN
THROUGH MINNESOTA AND INTO THE OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY. ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL CROSS THE UPPER LAKES
EARLY ON FRIDAY WHILE A HIGH PRESSURE CENTER BUILDS TO 30.7 INCHES
OVER MANITOBA.

LSZ162-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
359 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /259 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-081700-
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 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
359 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO NORTH WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
359 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-081700-
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 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.

$$

LSZ267-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
359 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-081700-
MAFOR 0810/
SUPERIOR WEST 11847 14837 11847 11840 11842. FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...15847 11847
11857. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11837 11847 14747 12847. FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 13310 11830 11737 12837 11847. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TODAY. FREEZING SPRAY LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET TODAY BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

JLB


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