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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR THIS
MORNING WILL HEAD NORTH TO JAMES BAY TODAY WHILE DEEPENING 29.3
INCHES. EXPECT A 30.1 INCH RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY TO PUSH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY THURSDAY. WEAK 30.0 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND MOVE TO SOUTHERN LAKE HURON BY FRIDAY
MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.8 INCHES. IN ITS WAKE...30.6 INCH HIGH
PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN CANADA THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.4 INCHES LATE SATURDAY.

LSZ162-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014 /843 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS LATE.
NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-282145-
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-
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS SOUTH
OF ISLE ROYALE LATE. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS THIS
EVENING SOUTH OF ISLE ROYALE. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS NEAR
THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA LATE. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS NEAR THE KEWEENAW
PENINSULA THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-282145-
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-
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-282145-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
943 AM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST WINDS
15 TO 25 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-282145-
MAFOR 2815/
SUPERIOR WEST 12646 12640 19650 12740 12730. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS
EVENING SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11720 11630 12640 11730 11740 11840 11740.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11640 11630 13640 13740. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET TODAY AND
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR EAST 11630 11640 11630 11640 12646 12740. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

$$

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