Great Lakes Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS63 KMQT 080852
GLFLS

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHERN JAMES BAY THIS
MORNING WILL DRIFT EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. AT THE SAME TIME...A 30.7 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS. THE RIDGE WILL THEN CROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.3
INCHES. THIS RIDGE REMAINS OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THROUGH
SUNDAY. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES WILL MOVE
FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS LATE SUNDAY INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
REGION BY MONDAY AS IT DEEPENS TO 29.7 INCHES.

LSZ162-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016 /252 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-081700-
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-
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4
TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.

$$

LSZ264-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5
TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET.

$$

LSZ265-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-081700-
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-
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-081700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5
TO 9 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-081700-
MAFOR 0810/
SUPERIOR WEST 13840 12730 12830 11820. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12840 11847 14840 11830. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND LATE TODAY. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 15847 11847 11837. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
TODAY SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11847 14840 11840 11830 11837. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND LATE TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING AND LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

07


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.