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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
TONIGHT AS A 30.1 INCH RIDGE MOVES INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES AND
LINGERS THROUGH THURSDAY. A TROUGH OF 29.6 INCHES WILL DROP SOUTH
INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF A 29.4 INCH LOW
TRACKING ACROSS CENTRAL CANADA TO JAMES BAY ON SATURDAY. A 29.7
INCH TROUGH LINGERS OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY AND
MOVES OUT ON SUNDAY AS A 30.0 INCH RIDGE MOVES OVER THE GREAT
LAKES. ON MONDAY...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL DROP
SOUTHEAST FROM CENTRAL CANADA EAST OF THE HUDSON BAY WHILE A LOW
OF 29.7 INCHES TRAVERSES THE NORTHERN PLAINS.

LSZ162-160500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
352 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017 /252 PM CST WED FEB 15 2017/

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

$$

LSZ263-160500-
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 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 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. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-160500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-160500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
352 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

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

$$

LSZ266-160500-
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 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. 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.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-160500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING
SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING EAST. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-160500-
MAFOR 1522/

SUPERIOR WEST 11700 11810 11110 12210 13310. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11830 12820 11110 11100 11200 11300 11310.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11730 11830 11820 12810 11100 11300 11310.
FREEZING SPRAY THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET THURSDAY.

SUPERIOR EAST 12830 12820 11810 11100 11200 11300. FREEZING SPRAY
THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FEET THURSDAY.

$$

RITZMAN



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