Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Indiana
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
444 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ046-131745-
Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
444 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots becoming south 15 to 25
knots this morning, then veering west in the afternoon. Gusts up
to 30 knots. Cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the morning, then
chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 20 knots
after midnight. A few gusts to 35 knot gales possible early this
evening, then gusts decreasing to 25 knots after midnight. Snow
likely through midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight.
Waves 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 15 knots backing west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to
6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Slight chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Michigan City is 40 degrees...and 40
degrees off St. Joseph.

$$

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New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-
444 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots becoming south 15 to 25
knots this morning, then veering west 15 to 20 knots in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 knots. Cloudy. Chance of snow in the
morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots. Snow
likely through midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight.
Waves 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 5 to 15 knots veering west 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 20 knots. Chance of snow
showers through midnight, then slight chance of snow showers
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Michigan City is 40 degrees...and 40
degrees off St. Joseph.

$$



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