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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.0 INCH RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER OVER THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES. THIS WILL BE AS 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE SLIDES
FROM FAR WESTERN ONTARIO TO HUDSON BAY OVERNIGHT WHILE DEEPENING TO
29.2 INCHES. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NORTHEAST SUNDAY...DRAGGING A
29.7 INCH TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
LOOK FOR 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA SUNDAY NIGHT TO
BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES MONDAY...WHERE IT WILL STRENGTHEN
TO 30.4 INCHES BY TUESDAY. THE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY
EXIT ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES AT 30.2 INCHES WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...IN RESPONSE TO 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE NEARING FROM THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

LSZ162-030415-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-030415-
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-
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-030415-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-030415-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
PATCHY FOG BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-030415-
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-
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-030415-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
408 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ261-030415-
MAFOR 0221/
SUPERIOR WEST 12210 11300 12410 13510. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13310 12410 12510 11410. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11200 12310 11410 11510 12420 11410.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11200 11300 14410 11410 11420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

JS



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