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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KMQT 020159
GLFLS

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

SYNOPSIS
A 30.4 INCH HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER OVER EASTERN HUDSON
BAY AND NORTHERN QUEBEC TONIGHT. THIS WILL PLACE A 30.2 INCH RIDGE
ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR WHICH WILL LINGER INTO MONDAY. MEANWHILE...A
29.9 INCH LOW OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO
VALLEY THIS EVENING. A 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE TRACKING SOUTHEAST
ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING WILL PUSH A 29.6
INCH TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. AS THE LOW
MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS QUEBEC TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...30.2 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS MANITOBA AND FAR NORTHWEST ONTARIO
AND THEN INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

LSZ162-021000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 /859 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016/

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.



LSZ263-021000-
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-
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING WEST
AFTER 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 INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.



LSZ264-021000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.



LSZ265-021000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.



LSZ266-021000-
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-
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.



LSZ267-021000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
959 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.


LSZ261-021000-
MAFOR 0203/
SUPERIOR WEST 11800 11700 11600 12500 13400. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 14700 12600 12500. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 14700 11700 11800 11200 11300. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

SUPERIOR EAST 11810 13100 11800 11700 12600. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.



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