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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Superior
National Weather Service Marquette MI
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

For waters beyond 5 nautical miles of shore on Lake Superior.

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the
highest 1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the
average of the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure of 30.2 inches over the lower Great
Lakes will slide off the east coast on Friday as low pressure of
29.6 inches expands from the Canadian prairies to the western
Great Lakes. Expect the low pressure trough to diminish to 29.9
inches by Monday as it moves to the lower Great Lakes. High
pressure of 30.1 inches will then build across northern Ontario
and the upper Great Lakes by late Monday.

LSZ162-250400-
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018 /300 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018/

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog.
Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots after midnight, then veering south late. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon, then backing south late. Patchy fog. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots backing northeast by mid
afternoon. Areas of fog. A chance of rain showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north
less than 10 knots after midnight. Patchy fog. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots backing south by mid
afternoon. Patchy fog. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots veering northwest
after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
building to 1 to 3 feet, then 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-
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog.
Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south after midnight.
Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A chance
of rain showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms by mid
afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north
less than 10 knots after midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of rain
showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Patchy fog. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots veering west
after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering south. Waves building
to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ264-250400-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering south after
midnight. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots veering southwest after
midnight, then backing northeast late. Areas of fog. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. Areas of fog. A chance of rain
showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots backing north after
midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of rain showers. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to 20 knots.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots veering south. Waves
building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LSZ265-250400-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots veering west after midnight,
then backing south late. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots backing southeast late.
Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots after midnight. Areas of fog. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of
rain showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots backing northwest
after midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of rain showers. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots veering southwest after
midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots veering east. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to
20 knots. Waves building to 1 to 3 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-
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots
late. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves
calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots late. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet, then subsiding to
calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Areas of fog. A slight chance of rain showers. A
slight chance of thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering southeast
after midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of rain showers. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest by mid
afternoon. Patchy fog. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots veering east. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to
20 knots. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LSZ267-250400-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
400 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Waves calm to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A chance of
rain showers through midnight. A chance of thunderstorms. Rain
showers likely after midnight. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots backing southeast in the
afternoon. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Waves calm to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast
5 to 15 knots late. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots backing east by mid
afternoon. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots veering southeast
after midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of rain showers. Waves calm
to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering west by mid
afternoon. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to
15 knots. Waves calm to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to
20 knots. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ261-250400-
MAFOR 2421/
Superior West 11303 12200 11300 14500. Patchy fog late this
evening. Patchy fog late. Scattered rain showers with a chance of
thunderstorms through early evening. Chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms late, then chance of rain showers and thunderstorms
late this evening. Patchy fog through mid morning. Chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms through mid morning Friday. Waves 1
foot or less.

Superior North Central 11410 11300 11303 13400 11500 11400.
Patchy fog this evening. Patchy fog overnight. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Patchy fog through mid morning.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through mid morning Friday.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Superior South Central 11313 11410 11510 11500 11400 11500 11400
11303. Patchy fog overnight. Scattered showers early this
evening. Chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Patchy
fog Friday morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through
mid morning, then chance of showers late Friday morning. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms late Friday. Waves 2 feet or less.

Superior East 11406 12410 11416 11406 12400 11300. Patchy fog
this evening. Patchy fog overnight. Scattered showers through
early evening. Chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. Patchy fog Friday morning. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms through late Friday morning. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms late Friday. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

Titus

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