Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Indiana
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
351 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ046-050545-
Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
351 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South wind to 30 knots veering southwest after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 knot gales. Cloudy through midnight then
becoming partly cloudy. Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms
through midnight, then chance of rain after midnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...West wind to 30 knots. Gusts up to 40 knot gales.
Slight chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West wind to 30 knots. Gusts up to 40 knot
gales. Mostly clear. Waves 6 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West wind 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knot gales
in the morning. Slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet
occasionally to 9 feet in the afternoon. A small craft advisory
will be needed.

The water temperature off Michigan City is 45 degrees...and 45
degrees off St. Joseph.

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LMZ043-050545-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-
351 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South wind to 30 knots veering west after midnight.
Gusts up to 40 knot gales. Rain and slight chance of
thunderstorms through midnight, then rain likely after midnight.
Waves 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet building to 6 to 10 feet
occasionally to 13 feet after midnight.
.TUESDAY...West wind to 30 knots becoming gales to 35 knots in
the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 knot gales. Slight chance of rain
and snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet
occasionally to 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming to 30 knots
after midnight. Gusts up to 40 knot gales. Mostly clear. Waves
8 to 12 feet occasionally to 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West wind to 30 knots. Gusts up to 35 knot gales in
the morning. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then
chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet
occasionally to 13 feet. A small craft advisory will be needed.

The water temperature off Michigan City is 45 degrees...and 45
degrees off St. Joseph.

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