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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KMQT 140247
GLFLS

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

SYNOPSIS
A 30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION
WILL MOVE INTO NEW ENGLAND BY SUNDAY NIGHT. A 29.6 INCH LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPING OVER MANITOBA ON SUNDAY WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO SOUTHERN
HUDSON BAY THROUGH MONDAY AS AN ASSOCIATED TROUGH DRIFTS ACROSS
NORTHWEST ONTARIO. A SECONDARY LOW PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES WILL
DEVELOP ON THIS TROUGH LATE MONDAY...CROSSING THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
MONDAY NIGHT. A 29.8 INCH TROUGH WILL LINGER OVER EASTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE A 30.0 INCH HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE
EASTWARD ON THURSDAY AS BROAD LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES ORGANIZES
OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS.

LSZ162-141100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016 /847 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016/

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE MORNING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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



LSZ263-141100-
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-
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

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



LSZ264-141100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.



LSZ265-141100-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.



LSZ266-141100-
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-
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING... THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FEET.



LSZ267-141100-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
947 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.


LSZ261-141100-
MAFOR 1404/
SUPERIOR WEST 11510 11410 13420 12430 11440. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE
SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11700 11510 11420 11530 12430 12440. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET SUNDAY
EVENING.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11710 11610 11510 11420 11430 13440. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
SUNDAY.

SUPERIOR EAST 11100 11310 11410 11520 11530 13440. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET SUNDAY EVENING.



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