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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
433 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014


LSZ263>266-020445-
/O.NEW.KMQT.GL.A.0015.141003T1800Z-141004T1800Z/
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-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
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-
433 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE GALE WATCH: EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  OF UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 39
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 11 FEET
  WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 16 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EDT
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 PM EDT
  SATURDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

KC

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
359 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...29.3 INCH LOW PRESSURE ACROSS NORTHERN MANITOBA WILL
PUSH A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES NEAR WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
OVERNIGHT. LOOK FOR THE CANADIAN LOW TO SLIDE INTO HUDSON BAY ON
THURSDAY. A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS
THURSDAY MORNING WILL RIDE UP ALONG THE TROUGH...AND DEEPEN TO 29.4
INCHES OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY...BEFORE
EXITING TOWARD JAMES BAY AND NORTHERN ONTARIO AT 29.1 INCHES OVER
THE WEEKEND AND INTO MONDAY. THE RESULT WITH BE A TROUGH AVERAGING
29.5 INCHES ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

LSZ263-020400-
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-
359 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
432 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-021100-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
432 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014 /332 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...MAINLY OVER WESTERN AND SOUTH
CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF WEST AND CENTRAL UPPER
MICHIGAN THURSDAY AND OVER THE EAST HALF OF UPPER MICHIGAN ON
THURSDAY NIGHT.

HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT OVER MAINLY THE EAST HALF OF
UPPER MICHIGAN.

WITH HIGHER THAN AVERAGE WATER LEVELS ON LAKE SUPERIOR FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR...AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY WILL LEAD TO SOME BEACH EROSION AND
BEACH FLOODING AT LAKESHORE AREAS THAT ARE EXPOSED TO WAVES GENERATED
BY NORTHWEST WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NEED FOR WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS
TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
331 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-021115-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
331 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT EXPECTED. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO A
QUARTER MILE OR LESS OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO A QUARTER MILE OR
LESS ON THURSDAY MORNING.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NO ACTION IS NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

BOYNE/WETENKAMP

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
305 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-022015-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
305 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...MAINLY IN CENTRAL
WISCONSIN AND NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN...BUT SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY
NIGHT...BUT SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1220 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

MNZ041-042-047>049-054>059-064>067-073>077-082>085-091>093-021730-
DOUGLAS-TODD-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-
STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
1220 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE
THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS VERY LOW.

FOG IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT...AND MAY BE DENSE IN
ISOLATED LOCATIONS NEAR DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP EARLY FRIDAY...WITH GUSTS TO
BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH LIKELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1220 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

MNZ043>045-050>053-060>063-068>070-078-WIZ014>016-023>028-021730-
MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-
HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-GOODHUE-POLK-
BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
1220 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE
THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS VERY LOW.

FOG IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT...AND MAY BE DENSE IN
ISOLATED LOCATIONS NEAR DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1009 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

LSZ121-140>148-021030-
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
1009 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW WEAK THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER WESTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND ITS COLD FRONT. THE WINDS AND RESULTING WAVES COULD
RESULT IN AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT.

$$

TENTINGER

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1009 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-021030-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
1009 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHLAND LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY IN THE EVENING.

PATCHY FOG WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING BEHIND THE RAIN SHOWERS...AND
EXPAND IN AREAL COVERAGE TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED A
MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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