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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS, WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVE, ALONG WITH THE
AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10% OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL
OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO
WILL LIFT INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC ON TUESDAY WITH A LINGERING TROUGH
AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. A 29.7 INCH LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THIS TROUGH TUESDAY AND DISSIPATE
OVER EASTERN ONTARIO WEDNESDAY. A 30.0 INCH RIDGE OVER MINNESOTA
WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL WEAKEN TO 29.9 INCHES OVER THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES ON THURSDAY AS A 29.5 INCH LOW DEVELOPS OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY AND LOWER GREAT LAKES REGION. BY FRIDAY...THE LOW WILL
LIFT OUT OVER THE NEW ENGLAND COAST AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
SLIDES SLOWLY EAST.

LSZ162-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017 /310 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. ISOLATED
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-221615-
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-
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-221615-
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-
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FOG. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-221615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
410 AM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-221615-
MAFOR 2209/
SUPERIOR WEST 14520 11520 11510 11600 11700. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12523 13520 11620 11610 11600. PATCHY FOG
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11610 14510 11510 12500. PATCHY FOG
INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11513 11503 11513 13510 12500. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

VOSS

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/MQT/GLFTABLE

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES



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