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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN QUEBEC WILL
DRIFT EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AT
THE SAME TIME...A 30.7 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD THROUGH
THE NORTHERN PLAINS TO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THE RIDGE WILL
THEN CROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY WHILE
WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES. THIS RIDGE WILL REMAIN 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
SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION BY MONDAY AS IT DEEPENS TO 29.7 INCHES. A
TROUGH OF 29.9 INCHES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TUESDAY.

LSZ162-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016 /300 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016/

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

$$

LSZ263-090500-
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-
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

$$

LSZ264-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

$$

LSZ266-090500-
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-
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 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. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 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...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-090500-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
400 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-090500-
MAFOR 0822/
SUPERIOR WEST 11740 11840 12830 11730 13720. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 14840 12830 12720. FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET FRIDAY.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11747 12847 12837 13737. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
THIS EVENING SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY.

SUPERIOR EAST 13840 13830 12820. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5
TO 9 FEET TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY.

$$

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