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Strong winds in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley

A developing storm system in the Upper Midwest will move through the Great Lakes into Canada on Monday. Winds will be gusty and strong around this system and extend from the Great Lakes to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. The strongest winds will be around Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, with gusts up to 60 mph in parts of Michigan, Ohio and Upstate New York where High Wind Warnings are in effect.
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33NM NW New Buffalo MI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Rain

SSW 15kt
1-2ft

Low: 44 °F
Water: 43 °F

Monday

Rain/Snow

Winds IncreasingW 30kt
Waves Building11ft

High: 44 °FFalling Temperatures

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Monday
Night

Snow Likely

W 30kt
11ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 29 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Tuesday

Snow Likely

W 20kt
7ftWaves Subsiding

High: 30 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chc Snow

WSW 15kt
2-4ft

Low: 27 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow

S 20kt
2-4ft

High: 36 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow

WNW 20kt
3-4ft

Low: 28 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Snow

NW 25kt
4-6ft

High: 28 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chc Snow

NW 20kt
6ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 21 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:03 pm CST Nov 23, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11pm CST Nov 23, 2014-6pm CST Nov 30, 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.

  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE OF 29.2 INCHES WAS CONSOLIDATING OVER
    ILLINOIS THIS EVENING. THIS LOW WILL WILL BEGIN TO RAPIDLY
    INTENSIFY AS IT LIFTS NORTH UP LAKE MICHIGAN AFTER MIDNIGHT...
    DEEPENING TO 28.8 INCHES AS IT NEARS THE MACKINAC STRAITS MONDAY
    MORNING. THE LOW WILL TRACK NORTHEAST INTO QUEBEC MONDAY NIGHT
    DEEPENING A BIT FARTHER TO 28.7 INCHES. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
    TRANSITS THE LAKE TUESDAY...FOLLOWED QUICKLY BY A 29.6 INCH LOW
    THAT WILL PASS OVER THE LAKE LATER WEDNESDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
    AROUND 30.5 INCHES MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS BEHIND THIS LOW.
  • Overnight SSW wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Monday SW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming W 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Rain showers before noon, then rain and snow showers between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. Waves 2 ft building to 11 ft.
  • Monday Night W wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Snow showers likely. Waves 11 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
  • Tuesday W wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow showers likely. Waves 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
  • Tuesday Night WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
  • Wednesday S wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of snow. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
  • Wednesday Night SW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of snow. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
  • Thanksgiving Day NW wind 20 to 25 kt. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 ft. occasionally to 8ft.
  • Thursday Night NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 6 ft subsiding to 3 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.