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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES ORGANIZING OVER THE
PANHANDLE OF OKLAHOMA TONIGHT WILL TRACK NORTHEAST AND CROSS FAR
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY MORNING...REACHING SOUTHERN QUEBEC
LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN ITS WAKE...A 30.3 INCH HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL SHIFT
EAST...REACHING THE UPPER GREAT LAKES EARLY THURSDAY. AS THE HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGE SHIFTS TO THE EAST COAST ON FRIDAY MORNING...A 30.1
INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER SOUTHERN MANITOBA WILL MOVE EAST TO THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES. A 29.9 INCH LOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE TROUGH JUST
NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR AND DEEPEN TO 29.7 INCHES TO THE SOUTH OF
JAMES BAY BY SATURDAY MORNING. A 30.1 INCH RIDGE MOVES ACROSS LAKE
SUPERIOR ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

LSZ162-021715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016 /301 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE. SNOW LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ263-021715-
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-
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ264-021715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-021715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST GALES TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A 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. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-021715-
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-
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST 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.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-021715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
401 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST 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.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING EAST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-021715-
MAFOR 0210/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11810 11110 11120 11130
11140 13157. FREEZING SPRAY FROM LATE EVENING ON. CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH EARLY EVENING TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11710 12800
11110 11120 11137 12157. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH EARLY EVENING TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TODAY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11600 11700 11100 11210 11230 11237 12147.
CHANCE OF SNOW LATE TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11500 11600 11500 11310 11337 11237 11247 11147.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET TONIGHT.

$$

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