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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KMQT 211952
GLFLS

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

SYNOPSIS
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES CENTERED OVER SOUTHERN
JAMES BAY WILL DRIFT EASTWARD ACROSS QUEBEC THROUGH THURSDAY AS AN
ASSOCIATED RIDGE EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES.
THE RIDGE WILL WEAKEN TO 30.0 INCHES WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.
MEANWHILE...29.7 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS AND 29.4 INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC
STATES WILL MOVE TO NOVA SCOTIA. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.4
INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER MANITOBA ON FRIDAY AND PASS A 29.7 INCH
TROUGH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR AS IT MOVES TO HUDSON BAY BY SATURDAY
MORNING. THIS LOW WILL EXPAND INTO QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY AS A HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGE OF 30.1 INCHES BUILDS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS. THE
RIDGE WILL CROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY WHILE BROAD 29.5 INCH LOW PRESSURE FORMS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
PLAINS.

LSZ162-220400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 /252 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014/

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. WAVES CALM
TO 2 FEET.



LSZ263-220400-
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-
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES CALM TO
2 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.



LSZ264-220400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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 BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.



LSZ265-220400-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM
TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.



LSZ266-220400-
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-
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.



LSZ267-220400-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
352 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.



LSZ261-220400-
MAFOR 2121/
SUPERIOR WEST 11210 11220 12320 13410 11310.  WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11200 11310 11320 11420 11410 12420 11320.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 12210 12310 13410 11320. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 11110 12210 12310 12410 11310. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.



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