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Active pattern for the Pacific Northwest this week while a coastal low takes aim on the Northeast later this week

Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is forecast to bring 5 to 7 inches of rainfall, with localized heavier amounts, to the Pacific Northwest throughout the week. Across the higher mountain elevations, measurable snow is likely. The Northeast will also be the focus of showers and thunderstorms beginning mid-week as a coastal low meanders of the Mid-Atlantic coast.
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14NM SE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Chance Showers

N 20kt
5-6ft

High: 53 °F
Water: 57 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

N 15kt
6ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 44 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday

Sunny

Light Wind
1-2ft

High: 54 °F

Wednesday
Night

Clear

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 44 °F

Thursday

Slight Chc Showers

S 10kt
< 1ft

High: 58 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Showers

S 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 50 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 61 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 52 °F

Saturday

Sunny

W 10kt
< 1ft

High: 66 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:02 am CDT Oct 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 9am CDT Oct 21, 2014-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

  • Today N wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of showers before 1pm. Waves 5 to 6 ft. occasionally to 8ft.
  • Tonight N wind 10 to 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday S wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night S wind around 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday W wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.