Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Grand Rapids, MI Local Forecast Office

35NM E Racine WI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 28kt
    8-10ft

    High: 42 °F
    Water: 39 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 27kt
    10ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 41 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    N 19kt
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 7ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    SSW 10kt
    1-2ft

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    S 11kt
    2ft

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    N 22kt
    3-5ft

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 20ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    W 12kt
    2ft

    High: 50 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:16 am CDT May 4, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am CDT May 4, 2016-6pm CDT May 10, 2016

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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: LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES LIES OVER MICHIGAN EARLY
THIS MORNING AND WILL MOVE EAST TO THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY THIS
EVENING...THEN MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES STRETCHES FROM
MANITOBA INTO THE DAKOTAS EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL MOVE ACROSS
LAKE MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY...THEN TO THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY.
ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN MANITOBA
THURSDAY TO QUEBEC LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT
MOVING ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN INTO EARLY SATURDAY. A 30.0 INCH HIGH
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES OVER THE WEEKEND THEN MOVE
INTO THE GREAT LAKES EARLY NEXT WEEK.


Today
N wind 25 to 28 kt, with gusts as high as 36 kt. A slight chance of showers before 11am. Waves 8 to 10 ft.
Tonight
N wind 22 to 27 kt, with gusts as high as 34 kt. A slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Waves 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
Thursday
N wind 12 to 19 kt. Sunny. Waves 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
SW wind 8 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
S wind around 11 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 12 to 22 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
N wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 8 to 13 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 10 to 12 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves around 2 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.
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Point Forecast: 42.68°N 87.03°W
Last Update: 8:16 am CDT May 4, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am CDT May 4, 2016-6pm CDT May 10, 2016
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