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5NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Snow Likely

SSE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 25 °F

Tuesday

Snow/Sleet

S 20kt
< 1ft

High: 36 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chc Rain/Snow

WSW 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 15 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

WNW 15kt
< 1ft

High: 17 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NW 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 2 °F

Thursday

Sunny

WNW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 16 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

SW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 5 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

SSW 20kt
< 1ft

High: 30 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

SW 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 25 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:03 am CST Mar 3, 2015
Forecast Valid: 3am CST Mar 3, 2015-6pm CDT Mar 9, 2015

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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 SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 5am. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday SSE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Snow and sleet before noon, then rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night WSW wind around 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday WNW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday WNW wind around 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night WSW wind around 10 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday SSW wind 10 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. 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.