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Coastal low to bring gusty winds and periods of heavy rain to New England while moderate to heavy rain is expected to linger in the Pacific Northwest and northern California

A coastal low will slowly intensify before moving out of the New England area. Increasingly heavy rainfall will impact the region through Friday. In addition, winds will increase and seas will become rough as the storm gradually intensifies just off the coast. Out west, a cold front approaching the Pacific Northwest will bring moderate to heavy rain to Washington, Oregon and northern California.
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8NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
4-5ft

Low: 47 °F
Water: 55 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday

Sunny

E 10kt
1-2ft

High: 53 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

S 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 44 °F

Thursday

Increasing Clouds

SSW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 57 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Showers

SSW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 50 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

W 10kt
< 1ft

High: 60 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

SSW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 50 °F

Saturday

Sunny

WNW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 65 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 50 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:02 am CDT Oct 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 2am CDT Oct 22, 2014-6pm CDT Oct 28, 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.

  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
  • Wednesday E wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Night E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday SSW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Increasing clouds. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night SSW wind around 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday W wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday WNW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night NW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Mostly clear. 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.