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Colder temperatures for the central and eastern U.S.

A strong cold front has ushered below-normal temperatures to the eastern half of the country for the weekend. Freeze Warnings and Hard Freeze Warnings are in effect for the mid-South and mid-Atlantic.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

5NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 15kt
    6ft

    Low: 20 °F
    Water: 34 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NE 10kt
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 33 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Increasing Clouds

    S 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow

    SSW 25kt
    1-2ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    W 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    WNW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    N 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:17 pm CDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm CDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 3, 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.

Tonight
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves around 6 ft.
Saturday
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
ESE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Increasing clouds. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain and snow likely before 10am, then rain. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
W wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of rain before 1am. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
W wind around 10 kt becoming SSW after midnight. A chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
SW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. 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.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 41.9°N 87.62°W
Last Update: 8:17 pm CDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm CDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2015
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