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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER MINNESOTA EARLY
THIS MORNING WILL SLIDE TO THE OHIO VALLEY THIS EVENING. A LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL CROSS THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES ON TONIGHT AHEAD OF A 30.8 INCH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO
MANITOBA. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SATURDAY
EVENING AND WEAKEN TO 30.6 INCHES OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES SUNDAY
EVENING. A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA
SUNDAY EVENING WILL MOVE OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO MONDAY AS THE HIGH
MOVES OFF THE EAST COAST.

LSZ162-111715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016 /304 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ263-111715-
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-
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ264-111715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-111715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-111715-
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-
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-111715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
404 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-111715-
MAFOR 1110/
SUPERIOR WEST 12720 11620 12630 11640 12730. WAVES 1 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...
13730 11630 11640 11740 11742 11747. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY THIS
MORNING AND AGAIN OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING. . WAVES 2 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...
13737 11637 12647 12747. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY THIS MORNING AND
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT...11837
11727 12737 12647 12747. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY THIS MORNING AND
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 8 FEET.

$$

KEC


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