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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK 30.1 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TODAY WHILE A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE DIVES
SOUTHEAST ACROSS ONTARIO AND INTO NEW ENGLAND ON SATURDAY. IN ITS
WAKE...A 30.3 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NORTHWEST ONTARIO
ON SATURDAY. EXPECT THIS HIGH TO DRIFT INTO QUEBEC ON SUNDAY WHILE A
29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE MOVES EAST ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER AND
ANOTHER 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE MOVES NORTHEAST THROUGH THE UPPER
MIDWEST. THESE LOWS WILL MERGE ON MONDAY INTO A DEEPER 29.4 INCH
CENTER NEAR THE UPPER GREAT LAKES AND THEN DRIFT SLOWLY NORTHEAST TO
NEAR JAMES BAY ON TUESDAY. A 30.1 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
BUILD INTO THE PLAINS ON TUESDAY.

LSZ162-171615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-171615-
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-
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-171615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ265-171615-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ266-171615-
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-
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH 20 TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ267-171615-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
409 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ261-171615-
MAFOR 1709/
SUPERIOR WEST 11800 11700 11500 12510 11620 11830 11120. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12700 12510 11520 11640 11740 11830. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12700 11600 11500 11400 11520 11640 11840
19850. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11700 11800 11700 12500 11420 11640 11840 19850. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
TONIGHT.

$$

JLA



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