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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...BROAD LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES CENTERED NEAR GEORGIAN
BAY WILL TRACK NORTHEAST...REACHING CENTRAL QUEBEC BY LATE TONIGHT.
IN ITS WAKE...A 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR THURSDAY. AS THE RIDGE
SHIFTS TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT...A 30.2 INCH LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE
TROUGH OF 30.0 INCHES WILL THEN DROP SOUTH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. IN ITS WAKE...HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.4 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO SATURDAY. AS THE HIGH
SHIFTS TO QUEBEC SUNDAY...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8 INCHES WILL DROP INTO
THE UPPER GREAT LAKES.

LSZ162-032300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016 /858 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 7
TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ263-032300-
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-
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KNOTS THROUGH NOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ264-032300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-032300-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-032300-
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-
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-032300-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
958 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 8
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-032300-
MAFOR 0316/
SUPERIOR WEST 11840 12830 12820 11710 11600 11510. FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11847 19857 11847 13840 11820 11720 11700.
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
THURSDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 14847 11837 11730 11720 11710. FREEZING
SPRAY THIS AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY TODAY AND THIS EVENING. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT THROUGH MID MORNING THURSDAY. WAVES 6 TO 11
FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11147 13847 11840 11830 11820 11810. FREEZING SPRAY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS
EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

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