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Powerful nor'easter continues to affect areas across Northeast

The powerful nor'easter that brought moderate to heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions to the Northeast on Monday will continue to affect the region on Tuesday, with heavy snow and blizzard conditions expected from eastern Long Island to Maine as the system slowly moves to the northeast. Snow and strong winds will being tapering off from south to north Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
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South Manitou Island MI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 17 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Cloudy

SSW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 33 °F

Wednesday
Night

Snow Likely

SSE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 29 °F

Thursday

Snow

Winds IncreasingNNW 25kt
< 1ft

High: 33 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Snow

NNW 25kt
< 1ft

Low: 17 °F

Friday

Chance Snow

NNW 15kt
< 1ft

High: 20 °F

Friday
Night

Slight Chc Snow

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 14 °F

Saturday

Chance Snow

SW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 26 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Snow

WSW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 19 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:07 pm EST Jan 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EST Jan 28, 2015-6pm EST Feb 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.

  • SynopsisA RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES OVER
    THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST TOWARDS THE OHIO
    VALLEY TONIGHT WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.9
    INCHES SHIFTS EAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS...AND THEN CONTINUES
    EAST TO THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AT 29.8 INCHES WEDNESDAY
    EVENING. THIS LOW WILL THEN SHIFT TO SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN EARLY
    THURSDAY MORNING...THEN CONTINUE TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC THURSDAY
    NIGHT. MEANWHILE...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.6 INCHES
    WILL BUILD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS AND UPPER MIDWEST
    THURSDAY NIGHT...AND THEN TOWARDS THE GREAT LAKES REGION ON
    FRIDAY.
  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night SSE wind around 10 kt. Snow likely after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday SSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Snow, mainly before noon. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night NNW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday NNW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday SW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. A chance of snow showers. 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.