Forecast for Lake Superior

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FZUS63 KMQT 310154
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK LOW PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND DEEPEN TO 29.8 INCHES BY FRIDAY
MORNING AS IT REACHES THE LOWER GREAT LAKES. IN ITS WAKE...30.6 INCH
HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN CANADA THROUGH THE NORTHERN
PLAINS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.4 INCHES. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST OF
THE AREA ON SUNDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OF 29.6 INCHES FORMS OVER
THE NORTHERN PLAINS. THIS LOW WILL LIFT NORTHEAST INTO CANADA ON
MONDAY WHILE SWEEPING A 29.8 INCH TROUGH ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
REGION ON MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

LSZ162-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014 /854 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. 

$$

LSZ263-311000-
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-
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. 

$$

LSZ264-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 

$$

LSZ265-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. 

$$

LSZ266-311000-
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-
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES
TO 45 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 12 TO 17
FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. 

$$

LSZ267-311000-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
954 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 9
TO 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$
LSZ261-311000-
MAFOR 3103/
SUPERIOR WEST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13850 12840 11820 11720
11810. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT
OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14850 12840 12830.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
OVERNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY. 

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11857 11867 11857
12850 12840 11830. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET
OVERNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET FRIDAY. 

SUPERIOR EAST...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11140 11150 13850 12840
11830. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET FRIDAY...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

$$

KEC