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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.3 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA WILL TRACK
EAST TO FAR SOUTHERN JAMES BAY BY SATURDAY EVENING AND DEEPEN TO
29.2 INCHES...DRAGGING ITS ATTENDANT COLD FRONT ACROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE...EXPECT A
30.1 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON SATURDAY TO MOVE
TO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY ON SUNDAY WHILE ANOTHER 29.4 INCH LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES AND NORTHERN HIGH
PLAINS. THIS LOW WILL TRACK EASTWARD...REACHING THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES ON TUESDAY. AS THE LOW TRACKS NORTHEASTWARD TO JAMES BAY ON
WEDNESDAY...A WEAK 30.0 INCH RIDGE WILL DRIFT FROM THE NORTHERN
PLAINS TO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.

LSZ162-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014 /247 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING EAST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-250400-
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-
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS POSSIBLE. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-250400-
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-
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-250400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
347 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-250400-
MAFOR 2421/
SUPERIOR WEST 11510 11520 11530 12630 13640. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11410 11520 11530 11630 12640 12640.  WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT...12420 11520 12630
11640 12650. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY.

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT...11410 11420 12530 12640
12650. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET SATURDAY.

$$

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