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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.9 INCH RIDGE FROM ONTARIO TO KENTUCKY WILL MOVE
OVER QUEBEC AND NEW YORK BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A 29.1 INCH LOW
PRESSURE OVER MANITOBA ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON WILL MOVE OVER QUEBEC
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...WHILE DRAGGING A 29.5 INCH TROUGH OVER
THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. A
29.9 INCH RIDGE OVER MINNESOTA SATURDAY NIGHT WILL BUILD TO 30.3
INCHES OVER EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY NIGHT AS A 30.4 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER JAMES BAY. AS THE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
OVER QUEBEC MONDAY NIGHT...A 29.6 INCH TROUGH WILL MOVE OVER
NORTHERN MINNESOTA. THE TROUGH WILL DISSIPATE OVER THE NORTHERN
GREAT LAKES THROUGH TUESDAY.

LSZ162-170500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017 /249 PM CST THU FEB 16 2017/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-170500-
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-
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-170500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-170500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-170500-
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-
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-170500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
349 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-170500-
MAFOR 1622/

SUPERIOR WEST 11310 14410 13510. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 14420 13410 11510. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 15420 11420 11410. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11410 15420 11420. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

RITZMAN


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