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Gale warning in effect: Hazardous conditions on Lake Superior overnight

Nov 05, 2022 11:47AM ● By Editor
From the National Weather Service • Duluth MN • November 6, 2022

Hazardous winds and waves are ongoing across Lake Superior will continue through Sunday night. Gales of 35 to 45 knots are expected through early Monday morning with Gale Warnings covering the entire waters of western Lake Superior.
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Duluth MN


345 PM CST Sun Nov 6 2022

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Superior.
Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
345 PM CST Sun Nov 6 2022
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT...West wind up to 30 knots. Gusts up to 35 to 40 knots

late in the evening, then decreasing to 35 knots after midnight.
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy in the late evening and
early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally to 13 feet.

MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around

30 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly
sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally to 8 feet. A small craft advisory
may be needed.

MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots early in the morning.
Chance of sprinkles after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to
1 to 3 feet early in the morning.

TUESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around

25 knots. Chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. A
small craft advisory may be needed.

Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-
345 PM CST Sun Nov 6 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT...West wind 20 to 25 knots. Gales up to 40 knots

decreasing to 35 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally to 8 feet.

MONDAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots

becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots with gusts to around 20 knots in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 to
2 feet in the late morning and afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Chance of sprinkles after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.

TUESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around

20 knots. Rain likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. A
small craft advisory may be needed.