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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1002 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER CENTRAL WISCONSIN WILL
CROSS UPPER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON AND REACH NORTHERN ONTARIO
FRIDAY MORNING WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.2 INCHES. MEANWHILE...HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM THE LOWER GREAT LAKES INTO THE
NEW ENGLAND STATES...STRENGTHENING TO 30.8 INCHES. FRIDAY AFTERNOON
ANOTHER HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.4 INCHES OVER MANITOBA WILL MOVE
EASTWARD INTO JAMES BAY...EXPANDING A 30.3 INCH RIDGE OVER THE GREAT
LAKES THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER
MANITOBA ON SUNDAY WILL CROSS INTO QUEBEC BY MONDAY...AND A LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES WILL DROP ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKES.

LSZ162-172215-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
1002 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014 /902 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-264-172215-
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-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1002 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW DIMINISHING. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ265-172215-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
1002 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$

LSZ266-267-172215-
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-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
1002 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. RAIN LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST.

NOTE...WAVES OMITTED FOR MOSTLY ICE COVERED AREAS.

$$
LSZ261-172215-
MAFOR 1715/
SUPERIOR WEST 11230 11120 11810 12700 13710. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET IN ICE FREE AREAS TODAY AND THIS EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11247 11347 11320 11310 11610 13720. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET IN ICE FREE AREAS TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES SUSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12337 11410 11400 11520 12620 11720. WAVES
OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVER.

SUPERIOR EAST 12347 11337 11320 11510 11610 12620. WAVES OMITTED DUE
TO ICE COVER.

$$

MRD






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