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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.2 INCHES OVER WESTERN HUDSON BAY WILL
MOVE EASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON WHILE PUSHING A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.8
INCHES TOWARD WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR. A 29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL RIDE UP ALONG THE TROUGH...AND DEEPEN
TO 29.4 INCHES OVER LAKE SUPERIOR BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY...BEFORE
DEEPENING FURTHER TO 29.1 INCHES AS IT EXITS TOWARD JAMES BAY AND
NORTHERN ONTARIO THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY. AS A RESULT...A TROUGH
AVERAGING 29.6 INCHES WILL REMAIN ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR FRIDAY
THROUGH MONDAY.

LSZ162-022200-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 /846 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014/

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-022200-
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-
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. 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.

$$

LSZ264-022200-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY
MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH GALES
TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-022200-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT..THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-022200-
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-
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY
MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-022200-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
946 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-022200-
MAFOR 0215/
SUPERIOR WEST 11500 12600 11100 11806 11816 11710 11730. ISOLATED
RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY TONIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 12500 12300 11206 11116 11826 11730. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11410 11300 12200 11216 11126 11726 11736.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11420 13310 11316 11226 11326 11526. ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TONIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

JS

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