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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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24NM NW New Buffalo MI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    1ft

    High: 29 °F
    Water: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingS 20kt
    Waves Building3ft

    Low: 28 °FRising Temperatures

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday

    Showers

    S 30kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 41 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SW 20kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    WNW 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SSW 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 15kt
    1ft

    High: 52 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:16 pm CDT Mar 28, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2pm CDT Mar 28, 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.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES WILL BE CENTERED OVER
LAKE MICHIGAN TODAY. THIS FEATURE WILL DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTHEAST
TONIGHT AND TO THE MID ATLANTIC REGION ON SUNDAY. MEANWHILE LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES ACROSS MANITOBA THIS EVENING WILL MOVE TO
CENTRAL ONTARIO BY MIDDAY SUNDAY AND DEEPEN TO 29.2 INCHES AS IT
DOES...BRINGING WIDESPREAD GALES TO THE LAKE. AS THIS CONTINUES
EAST...THIS WILL STEER A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE LAKE BY EARLY
EVENING SUNDAY. A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OF 30.0 INCHES WILL
THEN MOVE OVER THE LAKE MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE LOW PRESSURE OF AROUND
29.7 INCHES MOVES ACROSS OR NEAR THE LAKE ON TUESDAY.


This Afternoon
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less building to 3 ft.
Sunday
S wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Showers, mainly after 10am. Waves 4 ft building to 7 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind around 20 kt becoming W after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers before 10pm. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Monday
WNW wind 10 to 20 kt. Sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
WSW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the evening. A chance of rain. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.

*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: 42.1°N 87.1°W
Last Update: 1:16 pm CDT Mar 28, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2pm CDT Mar 28, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2015
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