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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE JUST TO THE EAST OF EASTERN
LAKE SUPERIOR WILL HEAD NORTH TO JAMES BAY THIS AFTERNOON WHILE
DEEPENING 29.3 INCHES. EXPECT A 30.1 INCH RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO PUSH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THURSDAY. WEAK 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND MOVE TO SOUTHERN LAKE
HURON BY FRIDAY MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.8 INCHES. IN ITS
WAKE...30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN CANADA
THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.4 INCHES LATE
SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

LSZ162-290345-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014 /242 PM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ WEDNESDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-290345-
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-
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-290345-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2
FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-290345-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-290345-
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-
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. RAIN MAY BE MIXED WITH SNOW AT TIMES. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9
TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-290345-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
342 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-290345-
MAFOR 2821/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12650 13740 12730 11720.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW OVERNIGHT.
ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12650 15740.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW TONIGHT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 4 TO 9 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12650 11640 11746
14740. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW TONIGHT.
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 9 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12650 11640 11646 11746
13740. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS EVENING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

$$

KEC





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