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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES STRETCHING
FROM MANITOBA THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY WILL BUILD TO 30.3 INCHES AS
IT SETTLES FROM ONTARIO TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LSZ162-250430-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-250430-
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-
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-250430-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-250430-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-250430-
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-
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-250430-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
416 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

$$

LSZ261-250430-
MAFOR 2421/
SUPERIOR WEST 14220 11220 11230 12130. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12210 12310 13210 11110. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12210 12310 13210 11110. WAVES 1 TO 2
FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11700 11800 11100 12200 11110 11100 11800. WAVES 1
FOOT OR LESS.

$$

JS



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