Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Duluth MN
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

For waters within five 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.

LSZ140-141-060515-
Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East wind up to 30 knots with gales to around 35 knots
becoming northeast gales to 35 knots with gales to around
40 knots after midnight, then becoming north up to 30 knots with
gales to around 45 knots late in the night. Snow in the evening,
then snow likely after midnight. Chance of snow late in the
night. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally to 12 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gales to around
45 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots with gales to around 35 knots
in the afternoon. Freezing spray. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally to 8 feet. A
gale warning may be needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots.
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

$$

LSZ142-143-060515-
Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East wind 20 to 25 knots with gales to around 35 knots
becoming northwest up to 30 knots with gales to around 45 knots
late in the night. Snow in the evening, then snow likely after
midnight. Chance of snow late in the night. Light freezing spray
late in the night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet
late in the night. Waves occasionally to 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gales to around
45 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots
in the afternoon. Freezing spray through the day. Waves 4 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally to 8 feet. A gale warning may be needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots.
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

$$

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Two Harbors to Duluth MN-Duluth MN to Port Wing WI-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 20 to
25 knots with gales to around 35 knots late in the evening, then
becoming northwest up to 30 knots with gales to around 45 knots
after midnight rising to gales to 35 knots with gales to around
40 knots late in the night. Snow in the evening, then snow and
rain likely after midnight. Light freezing spray late in the
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet after midnight.
Waves occasionally to 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 20 to 25 knots. Gales up to 40 knots
decreasing to 25 knots. Freezing spray. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally to
10 feet. A gale warning may be needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

$$

LSZ146-147-060515-
Port Wing to Sand Island WI-Sand Island to Bayfield WI-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots becoming north up to 30 knots with gales to around
40 knots after midnight, then rising to gales to 40 knots late in
the night. Snow in the evening, then snow and rain likely after
midnight. Chance of snow late in the night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally to 14 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gales to around
35 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots
late in the afternoon. Slight chance of snow in the morning.
Freezing spray through the day. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally to 14 feet. A
gale warning may be needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray. Waves
3 to 5 feet. A small craft advisory may be needed.
.TUESDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots early
in the morning. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

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Outer Apostle Islands Beyond 5 NM from Mainland-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots becoming northeast up to 30 knots with gales to around
40 knots after midnight, then becoming north gales to 40 knots
with gales to around 45 knots late in the night. Snow until early
morning, then chance of snow late in the night. Waves 5 to 8 feet
building to 9 to 14 feet late in the night. Waves occasionally to
18 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots. Gales up to 40 knots.
Freezing spray through the day. Chance of snow in the morning.
Slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 9 to 14 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally to 18 feet. A gale
warning may be needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots
early in the evening. Freezing spray through the night. Slight
chance of snow through the night. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally to 8 feet. A
small craft advisory may be needed.
.TUESDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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Chequamegon Bay-Bayfield to Oak Point WI-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then
becoming northwest up to 30 knots with gales to around 40 knots
after midnight. Snow likely early in the evening, then snow in
the late evening and early morning. Chance of snow late in the
night. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the
night.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots
decreasing to 25 knots. Chance of snow in the morning, then
slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet. A gale
warning may be needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots in
the evening. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.

$$

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Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI-
352 PM CST Sun Dec 5 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots becoming southwest with gusts to around 20 knots late in
the evening, then becoming northwest up to 30 knots with gales to
around 35 knots after midnight becoming north gales to 40 knots
late in the night. Snow likely early in the evening, then snow in
the late evening and early morning. Snow likely late in the
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 12 feet late in the
night. Waves occasionally to 15 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gales to around
40 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots late in the afternoon. Freezing spray through the day.
Chance of snow through the day. Waves 7 to 12 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally to 15 feet. A gale warning may be
needed.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots.
Freezing spray in the evening. Slight chance of snow in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the
morning. A small craft advisory may be needed.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots easing to 10 knots late
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

Graphical marine forecasts are available online at:
weather.gov/greatlakes

Britt


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